SAUSAGE POTATO SOUP….with homemade sausage!

I recently went to a new little interesting looking place called, “The Italian Lady”. It’s in Pinetop, Az., and is literally a shack with 3 ladies crowded inside, small kitchen, serving fabulous Italian food. We had two of the wonderful sandwiches, and I saw the soups at the bottom of the menu. We didn’t have … More SAUSAGE POTATO SOUP….with homemade sausage!

GREEN CHILI…”CHOPPED” STYLE…THANKS, VIRUS!

I hope you are reading this in 2026 (and that I am still around….) you may not remember the Chinese virus from 2020 (Covid 19).  But right now people are having trouble finding certain foods:  eggs, flour, chicken.  Fortunately because I cook so much I always have lots of food available.  Since there are only … More GREEN CHILI…”CHOPPED” STYLE…THANKS, VIRUS!

Chili Cookoff news: I won again! But, wait…..there’s MORE!

WHITE CHILI SAGA (If you get bored reading this I understand.  Scroll down to the bottom and I have listed the ingredients.) A couple of weeks ago I posted my white chili recipe that I was going to enter in our annual Chili cookoff here at Red Mountain Ranch.  You have to make enough for … More Chili Cookoff news: I won again! But, wait…..there’s MORE!

WHITE CHILI…..here comes a contest and a Secret Marinade!

In a couple of weeks my neighborhood will hold their annual Chili Cook off.  Last year I won!  If you want that recipe I posted it under soups, stews, main dishes and International.  Over the years I have won 4 other contests with that chili!  But this year I am taking a BIG risk, changing … More WHITE CHILI…..here comes a contest and a Secret Marinade!

SWEET CORN SEASON! A new method for Corn Chowder and Corn Soups

A lot of people think Arizona is all desert.  If you have never been to this spectacular State, you need to look into the White Mountains.  You’ve probably heard of Flagstaff, which is another gorgeous area with a Ski Resort, Northern Arizona University, and the San Francisco Peaks. But I’m guessing if you live in … More SWEET CORN SEASON! A new method for Corn Chowder and Corn Soups

COUNTRY CREAMY POTATO SOUP thanks to the cute guy at the Bar at Alessia’s!

To the cool guy at the bar the other night, Jeff,  (don’t get excited….his gorgeous  wife Dara was there too).  I was picking up food to bring home and tasting Rose, and ended up staying two hours talking food with this cute couple.  (We laughed a little too).  Jeff asked if I could make a … More COUNTRY CREAMY POTATO SOUP thanks to the cute guy at the Bar at Alessia’s!

HUNGARIAN MUSHROOM SOUP…. John’s favorite. And we aren’t even Hungarian!

  Whenever anyone gets sick, has an operation, moves in or out, has a baby, gets mad at me, gets a good grade, does me a favor, oh well…..you get it.  ANY occasion, I do what I do best.  Make SOUP!  People ask me a lot what my favorite things to cook are.  And I … More HUNGARIAN MUSHROOM SOUP…. John’s favorite. And we aren’t even Hungarian!