Creamy Roasted Tomato & Garlic Soup with Grilled Cheese on Rosemary Garlic Bread Stuffed with Fried Tomatoes

grilled cheese and T soup

When I was in kindergarten, (you know back when it was half a day), I just couldn’t wait to get home for lunch. My mom would tell you I loved my Campbell’s Tomato soup with an American grilled cheese sandwich Monday through Friday. Like clockwork she knew what I wanted. I still love grilled cheese and tomato soup, only now I like them a little more grown up.

Here is my amped up version of my childhood favorites!   Continue reading

Prosciutto & Boursin Cheese-Stuffed Chicken and Roasted Root Vegetables


Hello Wednesday! I really don’t feel like going to the supermarket…so, what can I pull out of the fridge to make a quick meal? Well, I’ve got some leftover Prosciutto from the other day’s Asparagus wrapped with Prosciutto and some frozen boneless chicken breasts and some root vegetables that need to be used up… What could I use that for? about stuffing the chicken? And adding some Boursin that wasn’t opened on Sunday…and roasting those veggies until they’re tender and caramelized? Sounds good to me!!   Continue reading

Rosemary Shrimp on Rosemary Skewers

Shrimp on Rosemary skewer

I love herbs from the garden and that is why I have two herb gardens. Sadly, I have yet to break ground this year. When I am in swing, the garden produces late spring, all summer and early fall, I have a plethora of herbs to cook with and I make sure to use them in everything. However this time of year I have to buy my herbs in the grocery store. The only problem with that is, you have to buy the amount they give you and the rest either goes bad in the refrigerator or you have to use them all… asap! I have a few tips on what and how to use your abundance of store bought herbs. Continue reading