10 Delicious Quick & Easy Homemade Soup Ideas

by Texas Homesteader ~  The cold winter months typically mean we’re enjoying some pretty soup-heavy meals in our home. Although we eat soup all year long there’s nothing like a hot, nourishing bowl of soup when the weather’s blustery outside. But y’all know I don’t enjoy being in the kitchen. So my homemade soups need […]

Planned Leftovers: Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ I’ve written before about how I love the Cook-Once, Eat-Twice method of cooking. And of course its close relative the Planned Leftovers method too.  With Cook-Once Eat-Twice cooking you might cook several meatloaves or stuffed peppers so you can freeze it for the same entrée later. With Planned Leftovers you cook […]

Recipe: Potato Soup For an Inexpensive Bone-Warming Meal

by Texas Homesteader ~ The weather is very raw today – blustery, damp & cold. So I’ve got on my thinkin’ cap making plans for a bone-warming supper for RancherMan & me.  What’s my motto, y’all? That’s right, “Use WhatCha Got!” So I’m pulling out the ingredients I have available to work with, including leftover […]

Old Fashioned Southern Cornbread Dressing Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~  Do you remember old fashioned cornbread dressing? Some people call it dressing others call it stuffing. But whatever you call it – it’s moist, dense yet fluffy and flavorful. Oh yeah, THAT dressing! It’s beyond simple to make yourself. It starts with a day-old pan of cubed & air-dried cornbread. Then […]