Appetizers

Homemade Guacamole and Tortilla Chips

I went grocery shopping a couple of weeks ago and was looking at all the majestical plants and poking around in that area when I turned around and came face to face with the most inviting display of avocados I had ever seen in my life. These babies were practically begging me to take them… Continue reading Homemade Guacamole and Tortilla Chips

Pork

Roasted Pork Chops with Peaches and Green Beans

This is a little something that I like to call GENIUS! I found this gem from the Vintage Mixer located at http://www.thevintagemixer.com/2013/08/roasted-pork-chops-with-peaches-and-green-beans/ I cant explain how sweet, savory, simple, and filling this "One Dish Dinner" is, as Becky from Vintage Mixer perfectly put it. This is a perfect recipe to incorporate stone fruit such as… Continue reading Roasted Pork Chops with Peaches and Green Beans

Snacks

Homemade Queso Dip

      A while ago I had made a big ol' batch of queso dip and put it up here on Spirits & Thyme. It was a big hit and everyone seemed to love it, until one day.... I deleted the pictures! ::GASP:: I know I know, I thought I was cleaning up my… Continue reading Homemade Queso Dip

Beef

Crock Pot Tacos

Finally, some crock pot/slow cooker action! Sheesh! It has only been about forever since I dusted mine off, but I will try and be more diligent in utilizing it! This was actually the perfect recipe for today since I got off work around 3 and was able to put the ground hamburger into the crock… Continue reading Crock Pot Tacos

Soup

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

In all honesty, I was skeptical reading all of the reviews of this soup and thought they all were too good to be true.... But this soup blew my mind.It is kind of reminiscent of the Olive Garden's Minestrone Soup, but it is lacking a few ingredients to be that. Needless to say, I am impressed… Continue reading Tuscan Vegetable Soup