Why You’ll Want to Dive Into This Butternut Squash Soup

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP @ CurtainQueenCreates.com

It’s true.  You’ll want to put your face in it.  Drink down its creamy, smooth texture and sweetness. Remember how I roasted the squash with brown sugar and butter and spices last week?  I’m sure using the roasted squash leftovers for this recipe had something to do with it.  But, there’s more… Isn’t everything better […]

30-Minute Chicken Noodle Soup

30-Minute Chicken Noodle Soup

I was surprised when I realized I haven’t published my chicken noodle soup recipe before today. Maybe I discounted it because it’s something I make quickly when we’ve been gone all afternoon and return home needing a warm and satisfying soup.  This quick hunger fix is so easy! Do you normally keep onion and carrots […]

Swiss on Chicken Corn Chowder

Swiss on Chicken Corn Chowder

It’s cool and fall-like this morning.  Nice! Have we turned a corner?  Oh, I hope so…unlike the other day when the weather looked   much like fall but was terribly warm and humid outside.  I was so in the mood to make soup.  So, what did I do? I made chowder.  😉 On social media, Sue […]

Quick-Version White Chicken Chili

Quick-Version White Chicken Chili

As promised yesterday when I posted the original White Chicken Chili recipe, here’s a faster way to achieve the same chili. This version uses canned great northern beans rather than dried.  Naturally, that cuts down a good bit of time. Overall, this recipe saves over an hour and a half.  It tastes every bit as […]

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Did you stay warm over the weekend?  Did you spend time maybe by the fireplace, snuggled up with a good book and cup of hot tea?  If you did, how wonderful! It’s a cold, rainy morning here in The Land of Making Do.  I’m already planning what to have for dinner tonight.  Except, with our […]

Salsa Beef Stew

Do you love eating stews and soups during cold weather?  Pure comfort! This Salsa Beef Stew is one of our favorites.  I love chili, but this is a little different, with black beans and corn added for more color and enhanced flavor. And, it’s so easy to make!  I like to include carrots, like the […]

Cool Snap Chili

When it’s “burn day” on a cool December day, it’s time for some Chili!  Cool  Saturdays are great for the guys around here to make a pile of fallen trees and strike a match. While they’re leaning on their shovels and stoking the fire, I chop a couple of yellow onions and sauté them in […]