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Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew

28 Feb

I realized recently that I hadn’t made any soups/stews all winter so my next posts might be back-to-back soups. I usually get like this toward the end of February, right when I think the weather is going to get a little warmer, we get dreary, gray, rainy, snow-slush, muddy days. I think Columbus is itching for blue skies and sunny days – my skin wants the sun, I’m tired of wearing so many layers!

Anyway, we’ve kept warm with this Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew. I found this recipe back in November when I was “doing research” for my Thanksgiving festivities in the Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Recipes issue. This stew is GOOOOD with just the right amount of spice/sweet/sour.

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Turkey and Cannellini Bean Soup

28 Nov

This year, my husband and I hosted Thanksgiving at our place.  It was a little overwhelming at first, but once I had my checklists sorted out and in order, the food and company all fell into place and came out beautifully.  I know a lot of people complain about leftovers but I was looking forward to it.  I had received and purchased several magazines with tons of recipes on what to do with leftover food – it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

I wasn’t planning on cooking anything yesterday, but then I saw Real Simple Southwest Chicken Soup recipe and I thought “I’VE GOT TURKEY!!”  This is what’s for dinner and maybe lunch….

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