Simple French Eggs

The Recipe: When we think "French eggs", we immediately think omelettes, yes? (Oui?) Well, think again. I call this recipe "Simple French Eggs" because the eggs are so much simpler to make than an omelet. Once upon a time, it was my nephew's favorite way to make eggs, he was only eight years old! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ Eggs: Tis the Season Pastel egg shapes are everywhere this week. They are so pretty! One neighbor has tucked a dozen large eggs (big bunnies, those) into a bed of spring flowers, late-blooming daffodils in the sunny spots, Scotch bluebells in the shady spaces. Down the street, a family with young children has hung small eggs (in lavenders and soft yellows, pearly blues and the palest of pinks) from low boughs of what I can only think to call a weeping cherry. We each mark this Easter week in our own fashion, some secular, many religious. Yet something so simple as an egg can connect us whether we celebrate the rebirth of

Homemade Lentil Soup

A classic homemade lentil soup, just inexpensive wholesome lentils, spices and vegetables. The special touch? A splash of sherry that somehow rounds out all the flavors. This is one of my oldest soup recipes and gets rave reviews, every time! A Winter Classic. Vegetarian or Easily Vegan. Weight Watchers Friendly. Slow Cooked or Slow Cooker. Great for Meal Prep.

Karelian Borscht

Finnish – Russian Beet Borscht Soup An authentic beet borscht, an earthy soup made extra hearty with crisp sausage and a swirl of sour cream but also especially earthy and healthy as a vegetarian borscht. Beet lovers, welcome to beet heaven! Borscht Made from Scratch with Beets, Red Cabbage and Carrots Plus a Few Pantry Ingredients. Hearty Soup with Beautiful Color. Easily Made Vegetarian or Vegan. Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Rave Reviews.

Best Recipes of 2003

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Recipe for Holiday Fruit Parfait with
Yogurt, Cranberries, Applesauce, Pineapple & Kiwi

Prepare to behold one of the prettiest dishes ever! Imagine jewel-colored layers of cranberry and applesauce, golden pineapple and yogurt lined with iridescent kiwi slices. It does indeed look impressive but is easy as can be to assemble! This colorful fruit medley was a hit at a holiday brunch last year. “This is really good,” a friend raved. Another friend at first seemed to disagree. “No way,” she said and then continued, “This is really, REALLY good.” Everyone at the table nodded, surprised at the unusual combination of tart cranberry, sweet fruit and creamy yogurt. And it looks as good as it tastes! The kiwi shines like exotic green glass against the pale yogurt and ruby-colored cranberry. “No way,” my friend might have responded, “This is really, REALLY beautiful.” Prepared in advance, the fruit salad is also perfect for Christmas morning, perhaps served with fruity muffins or cinnamon buns. This makes time for a morning twirl around the kitchen, a story-time snu