It’s finally here! Halloween! The excitement here is not over candy or costumes, jack-o-lanterns or trick-or-treating. It is over this family tradition – Witches Brew (Quick Bean Soup)! This soup has been a Halloween tradition in my family for more than 50 years. As kids, my mom began serving this to us on Halloween – [Continue Reading …]
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I have been blessed beyond measure with having many amazing people in my life! One of those blessings is my friend, Leslie (she’s the gorgeous one on the left). I love her like a sister! She is one of those people, that, well, all I can say is – everyone needs a Leslie in their [Continue Reading …]
I first became aware of solar ovens several years ago, while attending a church activity. The entire evening revolved around food storage and alternative methods of cooking during emergencies. One of the sessions I attended was ‘How to Cook Using a Solar Oven’. I have to admit, I was skeptical about the claims being made [Continue Reading …]
This soup is a family tradition. As a child, my mom served this every Halloween – and called it ‘Witches Brew’. It is such a delicious tradition, that every Halloween – it is now being served by her grandchildren around the country. No doubt – it will be served in the homes of her great-grandchildren – for whom it is now an official part of Halloween. . . it’s that good.
Warm apple cider with a hint of orange and wonderful warming spices.