Simple Tomato Soup Instant Pot or Stovetop

Simple Tomato Soup Instant Pot or Stovetop

Every once in awhile I crave Tomato Soup and this Simple Tomato Soup Instant Pot or Stovetop is a great one to whip up at the drop of a hat from pantry ingredients. There are a couple of extra touches if you want to add them; call them “upgrades” maybe.

Simple Tomato Soup Instant Pot or Stovetop

Simple Tomato Soup Instant Pot or Stovetop

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Classic Marinated Carrots

Classic Marinated Carrots

I wasn’t sure whether to call these Old Fashioned Marinated Carrots or Classic Marinated Carrots, but either way they’re delicious, especially in the Summer. They’re cool and refreshing. The Marinade is almost like a tangy Catalina (or “French” dressing, if you’re as old as I am) and they’re the perfect thing for a summer picnic or potluck.

Classic Marinated Carrots

Classic Marinated Carrots

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Tomato Zucchini Bisque

Tomato Zucchini Bisque

I’m a big fan of tomato soup, like my Simple Tomato Soup (which can be made in the Instant Pot or Not) in moderation, from time to time. It’s one of those things I grew up with and when I crave it, there’s nothing better. Until now. Yup, now there’s this Tomato Zucchini Bisque. I never thought, in a zillion years, that adding a zucchini (admittedly a vegetable I try to like but am not wild crazy about) would make take one of my favorite childhood comfort foods and elevate into something so delicious.

Tomato Zucchini Bisque

Tomato Zucchini Bisque

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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sweet Sour Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sweet Sour Sauce

My sister suggested Stuffed Cabbage Rolls for a blog post, and yeah, I turned up my nose at the idea at first. Then the idea slowly percolated, until these Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sweet Sour Sauce manifested on my table. They were just the thing this cold spring day. The long, slow braise warmed up my kitchen and the smell wafting through the house was fantastic…

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sweet and Sour Tomato Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sweet and Sour Tomato Sauce

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