Corn and Red Pepper Soup from

Corn and Red Pepper Soup

Today's recipe is Corn and Red Pepper Soup - featuring the sweet corn that is plentiful right now.  I chose to puree this soup, because, well, I like a smooth soup. The potatoes act as a thickener, so there's no flour in it, making it a gluten free option.  But feel free to leave the soup intact for … [Read More...]

Roasted Vegetables from

Roasted Vegetables

I first shared this recipe for Roasted Vegetables with you, as part of a diner party in 2011.  On a recent trip to visit my mom, I made them for dinner. She loved them and I was reminded that this recipe deserved a post of it's own. There are two secrets to this recipe. First - the lemon juice.  … [Read More...]

Shrimp Creole from

Shrimp Creole

Back in 2010 when I started a scrumptious life, I blogged about my monthly dinner parties and gave several recipes on one post, which I've realized makes it harder to find a recipe.  So I've decided to give a few of my favorites their due and feature them on their own post and I'm starting off with … [Read More...]

Haaapy 4th Aniversary - my favorite posts

Happy 4th Anniversary

September 3rd marked the 4th anniversary of my first post on a scrumptious life.  I can't believe it!!   My first post was Ginger Green Tea - my take on a beverage I'd enjoyed in Alys Beach, Florida. I wrote it because I was going to Food Blog Forum the following week and I was embarrassed to attend … [Read More...]

Tailgating 101 from

Tailgating Recipes

Welcome back to my two-part series on Tailgating. The first post talked about logistics.  Today's concentrates on the food. There are a few things that impact your tailgate menu: 1) Game time - is it time for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner? 2) Distance traveling to the game - can … [Read More...]

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