Pure and simple. After last week’s above average temperatures here, it has been on the chilly side this week. So, what better time than to make one of the final winter soup recipes? How to change it up a bit? Add ingredients that aren’t usually a component of this soup and then braise everything together until palatable and tasty. So good served over the cornbread!

Minestrone of mirepoix, appaloosa beans, potatoes, and cabbage

Cookies and ice cream