Potato Leek Soup

Mother Nature set the mood today for the perfect “Soup Day” .  The weather is cooling down, the leaves are starting to turn color, and it’s raining out.  These are the types of days that really get you into the mood to make a big pot of soup.  I don’t know why but I really like dull dreary rainy days, maybe they remind me of the East Coast of Canada, were the weather gets into your bones and lives in your soul, or maybe it’s just natures way of reminding us to get ready for winter.  There’s just something comforting about hovering over a big pot of hot soup, adding the spices and inhaling the aromas.  So today is “Potato Leek” soup day.  I love the white pepper in this recipe, it really makes the flavor unique.  Enjoy!

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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Te quiero verde ” I Love Green”

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The day we have been waiting for all summer has arrived.

It’s Tomatillo Time !

Since finding out I was allergic to red tomatoes last year , I have been looking into making things with these little treasures.  All summer I had been fearing that my destructive gardening tendancies would have destroyed my little tomatillo patch out in the back 40, but I managed to save 3 plants, which to my surprise, provided me with more than enough to get me through our long cold winters here in Northern Ontario! Continue reading