a soup & sandwich kind of day

Val’s Tomato Soup with Sweet Chile Sauce and Basil 2 20 oz jars of homemade tomato sauce or 3 large cans good quality crushed tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 basil leaves, sliced in thin ribbons 1/2 bag dry (about 2 cups) Great Northern Beans, cooked 1 cup sweet chile sauce (homemade or Thai Sweet…

Avocado Bisque

I love AVOCADO ~ from traditional guacamole, my succulent bisque, to straight up sliced avocado with lime, olive oil and salt over top.  You can’t beat the health benefits ~ Enjoy! Avocado Bisque 1-2 ripe avocado 2 c chicken or vegetable stock 1 c heavy cream 2-4 T white rum 1/2 tsp curry OR chipotle…

CHICKEN SOUP CURES ALL ~ READ ALL ABOUT IT!! Chicken soup may contain a number of substances with beneficial medicinal activity including an anti-inflammatory mechanism that could ease the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections, according to a new study. (Science Daily) Although many foods are considered to be healthy due to their individual blends…

Favorites ~

a small token of thanks, memories, moments shared with family, moments shared with friends, moments shared with a stranger, bi bim bop, sun rise, stars, mountain streams, chocolate cake, the ocean, creamy tomato soup with Thai sweet chili sauce and white beans, a child’s laughter, kindness ~ the random kind, good music that moves my soul ~ rocks…

Gangnam Style

          Toren and I had a great night last night ~ playing the piano together, singing and dancing.  I tried teaching him the Tango, which ended badly for both of our knees (the kid has legs like a colt!)!  And we both hilariously got taken in by Psy and his Gangnam…