Sunday, December 30, 2012

Hearty Italian Sausage Soup Recipe

Hearty Italian Sausage Soup


1 lb Italian sausage, sliced
1 onion, chopped
2 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp olive oil
2 can(s) (14 oz. each) 25%-less-sodium chicken broth (I used homemade stock)
1 c water
1 can(s) (15 oz.) cannellini beans, rinsed
1 can(s) (14.5 oz.) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 c rotini pasta, uncooked
1 1/2 c baby spinach leaves (left out)
1/2 c 2% milk shredded mozzarella cheese
saltine crackers
1 Tbsp oregano
salt & pepper, to taste
Directions
1. COOK sausage, onions and garlic in oil in a large saucepan 10 min., stirring frequently.
2. ADD next four ingredients and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Stir in Pasta; cook 8 min. or until tender. Remove from heat.
3. STIR in spinach; cover. Let stand 5 min. Top with cheese. Serve with crackers.

From the back of the box of Premium Crackers
Picture coming soon!!

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Yay hit the produce jackpot!!

I stopped at the food store on the way home tonight to get stuff to make a hearty Italian soup tomorrow. I found some carrots with garlic & herbs for 59 cents a bag, got 4 & 3 cloves of garlic for 17 cents!!! SWEET!!





Friday, December 28, 2012

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So I did it!!
Been behind most of the time but here it is the final picture!!
Two Prayer Shawls, My Mom made the red one & the ladies at my church made the white one. The white one went to Chapel Hill with Mom & I.
I get to met my Oncology Dr. on the 8 of January, Chapel Hill is allowing me to do Chemo here instead of there. I don't know where this journey will led too, but will tell you it's scary!!
Thank you Robin from Fine Arts Journal for hosting this challenge!!



Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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Went to delete all the pictures on my camera & found these 2. Don't know how I missed them??





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OMGosh this recipe for sirloin tip roast is fabulous!!
I need a better picture!!
Recipe HERE



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Mini cream cheese tarts

Recipe HERE

I used Raspberry pie filling!! YUMMY!!


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Pear Bread
Recipe HERE



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I made pear muffins, Nom!



Found the recipe HERE

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I met my Mom, Diane, Skyler, Abby & William at Brooklyn Pizza for a pizza party!!

The Girls


Lil Man getting so big!


Christmas 2012





Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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From scratch Mac & cheese with ground beef, NOM!!



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Wow stopped by Lowe's Food they had Sirloin tip roast's on sale & saw these beautiful blackberries for 29 cents a pack!!! Nice came home washed them up & see smoothies in my future!!



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Meet Mason, her Mom was getting her nails done & her Dad took her for a walk. They stopped by to chat. She's too sweet!! Just laid down & chilled!!



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Made a crazy ground beef mix!! LOL It's really good but kinda plain??


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Italian Vegetable Soup this is a combo of recipe's. It's yummy!!



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I won these cookbooks awhile back!! I love to get a cup of coffee & sit & read!!







Saturday, December 8, 2012

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Found these 2 funky potatoes in one bag!!!




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I got my roommate to help me bake some chicken last night. Boring!! LOL I took 2 breast & transformed them into this!! NOM!!
Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White Sauce


Found the recipe HERE

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From the ladies at Church :)



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A client brought this Norfolk Island Pine for me :)



Friday, December 7, 2012

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Dashboard of my brother's Mini Cooper, cool!!!
He picked me up from the hospital late yesterday morning. Remember I was having kidney stones & a bladder infection that would not go away. Anyway they sent me to a urologist last Thursday & they did a cystoscope he found a tumor the size of a half dollar. So I had surgery on Wednesday morning spent the night in the hospital. They ordered bed rest with constant flushing of the bladder, morphine every 2 hours. I have to wear a catheter till Monday morning, So not fun!! Still in pain & can't sit down for long :(




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This car was in the parking lot Tuesday night!! Funny Car??!!




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6 minute soft boiled eggs, NOM!!



Sunday, December 2, 2012

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The Cape Fear River going towards Leland this morning.



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The battleship North Carolina on the Cape Fear river





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Saw this tag & just had to get it's picture!! Love it!!



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This little birdy is hanging out on the overhang of my front porch trying to stay warm. This was taken with my phone thru the screen door.



Saturday, December 1, 2012

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Pork Fajitas

I used this recipe as a guideline, just made enough to use. I left out the chicken bouillon cube.

Fajita Seasoning

All you need:

¼ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
¼ - ½ teaspoon cayenne 
¼ teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon sugar
1 chicken bouillon cube, crushed



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Fun at work