Creamy Asparagus Soup

I made this the other night and still have leftovers even despite having a large bowl for lunch today. It reminded me of when my mum used to make asparagus soup for family dinners as a kid. Some of my fondest memories were watching her in the kitchen standing over the stove whipping up some…

Happy Thanksgiving from me to you

This morning I woke up feeling a little sad and lonely. Being single and living on my own is fine for the most part. But it’s holiday time – Thanksgiving and Christmas that I start missing my family. Especially my mum. Mum would always get up really early on Thanksgiving day. By 9:00 in the…

Thanksgiving Dinner for One – is all about comfort food

Since our family is opting out of Thanksgiving again this year, I’ve decided to cook up some of my favorite dishes this weekend. This seems like a lot for one person, but this meal can feed me for days. Here’s my plan (what I actually do might change): Roasted Honey Ham Mashed potatoes with cream…

Friday morning coffee and a bagel

It’s early Friday morning as I write this. It’s still dark outside – or more accurately, it’s twilight time. This is my favorite time of day when I’m awake to see it. The world is still peaceful and quiet. I have a hot cup of coffee. I just polished off a delicious bagel with whipped…

Comfort Food – Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing more comforting than wrapping yourself up in a warm blanket and sitting in your favorite chair with a hot bowl or cup of soup to warm you up on a cold fall day. This was one of those days yesterday. It was cold in my condo. It was dark and gloomy outside. I…