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Comfort in a Bowl!

Comfort food takes on many forms and being an Irish girl, for me, it is usually potatoes! But this time it is lentils!
The evenings are getting cool even in San Diego and one of the first soups I think to make is a recipe from Ina Garten. It is simple, flavorful and amazingly low fat considering that is not what Ina is known for.  I don’t drizzle the olive oil on at the end and add more red wine. A personal preference. Serve this with crusty bread like Pain Rustic and a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon and this meal will warm the cockles of any chilly heart.

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Adventures in Cuisine! – Dad’s Mushroom Chicken Dinner

Chicken Rice
Yes, it’s National Soup Month but your soup doesn’t have to be in a bowl. One of the most versatile soups comes from a company that has been around for over 140 years. Campbell’s Soup and their Cream of Mushroom Soup. This brings back wonderful childhood memories of one of my favorite comfort foods that Mom used to make. Now Dad has jumped into the kitchen in what he calls “Adventures in Cuisine!” and perfected this favorite dish. It’s all in the technique! Simple yet so satisfying. Mom would be proud of him. I sure am!

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