Corn Chowder with Bacon

Corn Chowder with Bacon - Andrea Meyers

I was thrilled to be invited to work with Moovision on their new online cooking show, Gourmoo Cooking. The website is a great resource for lactose-free cooking, and the show features Kristy Bernardo of The Wicked Noodle with four guests cooking with her in her home. The guests are Brandi Evans, Michelle Keith,Damaris Santos-Palmer, and… 

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Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Andrea Meyers

After the feasting on Thanksgiving Day comes the leftovers, which we look forward to as much as the feasting day itself. We usually have plenty of turkey and cranberry sauce leftover, as well as some stuffing and gravy. One of my family’s favorite ways to eat leftover turkey is to lay slices on hot toast… 

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Pumpkin Custard with Mascarpone Cream

Pumpkin Custard with Mascarpone Cream - Andrea Meyers

As the big day approaches, our anticipation grows. For the first time since we moved to Northern Virginia, my whole family will be joining us for Thanksgiving, and we are thrilled that everyone is able to make the trip. When we were kids, our family would make a 22-hour nonstop drive from Kansas City back… 

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Ann’s Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Ann's Slow Cooker Pulled Pork - Andrea Meyers

The summer heat has hit hard this year with temperatures well into the 90s and higher, and with the humidity factored in it’s downright unbearable some days. Though we use the slow cooker much less in the summertime, on days like this it’s actually a lifesaver. No hot stove, hot oven, or hot grill, just… 

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French Green Beans with Prosciutto and Pine Nuts

Green Beans Recipe with Prosciutto and Pine Nuts - Andrea Meyers

Our nighttime temperatures settled into the 60s last week, so we could finally plant the basil, peppers, eggplant, and beans. My favorite kind of bean is the very thin French type, aka fillet beans, and we decided to try growing them last year. We planted the Maxibel variety of fillet beans and the plants sprouted… 

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Slow Cooker Paprika Chicken

Slow Cooker Paprika Chicken - Andrea Meyers

Though the days are getting warmer and the summer daylilies have just started to bloom, I still feel the urge to pull out the slow cooker on cool spring mornings. When most of our days are swirling with activity, it gives me a sense of accomplishment to get a meal going in the slow cooker…. 

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Creamy Grape Salad with Almonds

Andrea Meyers - Creamy Grape Salad with Almonds

One of my favorite childhood memories is creamy fruit salads made with various combinations of grapes, cherries, mandarin oranges, pineapple, or apples, sometimes with crunchy nuts mixed in. The creamy part also varied, often made with sour cream and cream cheese or whipped topping, but all were sweet and sometimes tasted more like dessert than… 

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