Friday, February 5, 2010
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Would you believe I cooked this gorgeous pot of gold? Oh so deeelish, if I say so myself and perfect for a snowed in weekend (32 inches, WHAT?!?). Thank you PJ, for introducing me to The Pioneer Woman. Because of her site, I've been able to cook a few new meals for my family without breaking out into hives over long winded recipes and instructions. Ree's recipes are authentic and wholesome with from-the-earth ingredients that make me feel like I don't have two left thumbs while preparing. Halfway through making this soup, I actually felt I could kick butt at a Quickfire challenge should Padma ever come a'knockin. So even if you're not a true foodie, go check her out for inspiration, new ideas, or an amusing (oh yeah, she's funny in addition to being a spectacular photographer) pictorial walkthrough of her recipes. The most amazing part? Grayson who has subsisted on fruit chews and Goldfish crackers for two years straight has eaten everything of hers that I have made. That alone could make me weep in my soup. But I won't because Ree's recipe only calls for a skoshe of salt.