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Month: December 2018

THE BEST OVEN FRIED PICKLE CHIPS

THE BEST OVEN FRIED PICKLE CHIPS

These are Truly THE BEST Oven-Fried Pickle Chips you will find!  And they have ZERO OIL–OMG!! RIGHT!! How is this possible!?!  I had my doubts at first too, when I asked my son “what restaurant food can I re-create for you (and make healthier–but shh, […]

Black Eyed Pea Patties with Tomato-Cider Sauce

Black Eyed Pea Patties with Tomato-Cider Sauce

These Black Eyed Pea Patties with Tomato-Cider Sauce are a perfect Fall or Winter dish.  These come together quickly, to make your night easy during all of the upcoming busy-season.  Also, with all the heavy dishes of late-Fall, these are a nice option to “lighten it […]

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

This Slow Cooker Vegetarian Split Pea Soup is quick, easy and leaves your home smelling amazing.  You will not miss the ham hock from the traditional versions of the soup.  Serve this with some crusty bread and an easy weeknight meal is on the table with mere minutes of hands-on time.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz. bag dried split peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 yellow onion peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more as needed
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper plus more as needed
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 envelope French Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes drained
  • 1-2 T apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Place the first 12 ingredients (though the French Onion Soup Mix) in the slow cooker. Stir to mix. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  2. Remove bay leaf and thyme stems. Use a whisk to stir the soup and break up the peas, or puree more using an immersion blender.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes and cider vinegar to taste.

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Cheddar-Thyme Irish Soda Bread

Cheddar-Thyme Irish Soda Bread

This Cheddar-Thyme Irish Soda Bread is a rise-free, knead-free bread that has less than 5 minutes of hands-on time. Print Cheddar-Thyme Irish Soda Bread Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded or diced […]