Here are my two favorite appetizers, just in time for the Super Bowl – Mexican Dip and Artichoke dip. Both classics and always a hit.
Archives for January 2011
Atlanta’s been hit with some bad weather, lately. We usually don’t get snow until February or March- if at all. In the last three weeks we’ve had a ‘white’ Christmas and now a winter storm dumping 5 inches of snow topped with sleet and freezing rain. With impassible roads, I wasn’t going anywhere. It’s perfect soup weather. And this weekend I’ve made enough soup to last until spring ! First, Souper Jenny’s Turkey Chili and then another favorite, from the Barefoot Contessa – French Lentil Vegetable Soup. I made this for the first time last year. A friend wanted to try a few recipes and I agreed to be her prep chef. There’s alot of chopping here, but the result is well worth it. It’s a hearty, healthy, flavorful soup. This recipe makes about 19 cups of soup, so you’ll have lots of quick meals ahead.
What a fun afternoon!
This month the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Alliance was invited to Pacci restaurant in Atlanta for a food tasting, up in their fabulous Alto Rex Rooftop Lounge. This was my first visit to the restaurant. It will not be my last!
Happy New Year !!! I chose this Curried Squash Soup as my first recipe of 2011 for two reasons: 1) It’s a wonderful thick , flavorful soup – perfect for cold January days and 2) since it’s thickened by pureeing the squash, rather than by adding cream, it’s very low in calories, and who isn’t watching […]