Smooth, Homemade Split Pea & Smoked Ham Soup

OK, second try it turned out perfect. Read on for how I did that….One of my favorite soups growing up in the Midwest was split pea with ham. My dad was a government worker so we didn’t go all out with food. Mostly the Campbell’s soups. Over the years I’ve tried numerous split pea soups beyond the condensed version. There’s… (more…)

My Mom’s Ham & Bean Soup

My Mom’s Northern White Ham & Bean Soup Recipe Delicious bean soup just like my mom made! Growing up in the Midwest, winters were cold. For a long time. One of my favorite meals was my Mom’s ham & bean soup. I still love it today. I just made it again yesterday. Take your freshly grown garden beans or dry… (more…)

Truffled up

Tonight we decided to get all truffled up. We had some left over spaghetti and wanted to be a little creative. Instead of just tossing on some garlic and parmesan, we wanted to have a major truffle experience. So, we opted for our trusty white truffle oil, a little of that powerful black truffle salt (The Meadows brand) we got… (more…)