Chicken Soup—Good for What Ails You

Chicken Soup (c) jfhaugenA Simple Reminder

So much has been written about Chicken Soup that little more than a simple reminder of its healing properties along with a delicious recipe may be all that are necessary. I’ve refined this recipe over many years Continue reading

Salmon or Corn & Potato Chowder w/ Saffron Broth & Almond Cream

Corn & Potato Chowder (c) jfhaugen

Christmas Eve Chowder

Chowder is ideal for Christmas Eve dinner especially after we’ve all had a number of busy weeks since even before Thanksgiving. Whether it is white or red, with seafood, clams, fish or vegetables, chowder “breathes reassurance…and offers consolation.” Continue reading

Once-A-Year Turkey Soup

Thanksgiving Leftovers Transformed

Vintage Greeting A girl serving the turkey with wishes for A Peaceful ThanksgivingThanksgiving 2011 is already behind us except for the memories and any leftovers still in the fridge. Though now that we’ve enjoyed those fabulous leftovers for at least a couple of meals, it’s time to get creative Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Guide to Minimize the Stress

Braised Turkey w Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms, Veggies (c) jfhaugen

An Action Plan for Preparing the Thanksgiving Meal

There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal—so here’s a guide and action plan I’ve prepared with tips and ideas to minimize the stress Continue reading

Braised Turkey w/ Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms & Vegetables

Braised Turkey w Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms, Veggies (c) jfhaugenA Moist, Tender & Perfectly Cooked Turkey

This is my favorite turkey recipe—and has been for three years running—producing tender, moist breast meat and falling-off-the bone dark meat with lots of flavorful veggies and wild mushrooms Continue reading