Salmon Chowder | tamingofthespoon.com

Salmon Chowder

I was so happy to see the sun again last weekend when Spring made an appearance here. The temperatures even edged towards the cool-warm range. But don't be jealous.  The clouds and cold have returned. That's OK because it means soup season will go a little longer and I get to eat more of this salmon chowder.  With a little bacon and cream to make …
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Italian Wedding Soup | tamingofthespoon.com

Italian Wedding Soup

It is soooooo cold here. I know I really have no room to complain since the temperatures here are still in the positive numbers but after living in Texas for 20 years, I have gotten used to mild winters. There have even been years when I actually had to run my air conditioning in January but not this year. This year, I have been keeping 3 blankets …
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Readers Favorite Recipes 2014 | tamingofthespoon.com

Readers’ Favorite Recipes of 2014

It is hard to believe that 2014 is just about over and 2015 is around the corner. Although I only started this blog nine months ago, I thought it would still be fun to look back on "the year" and re-visit the recipes that were the most popular. Easy Fish Tacos with Homemade Pico de Gallo - Fish tacos that are healthy, tasty, and easy enough to …
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Cranberry Bread | tamingofthespoon.com

Cranberry Bread

One of my husband's favorite childhood memories about Christmas is his grandmother making loaves and loaves of this cranberry bread. Whether he celebrated Christmas at home in Oklahoma or at his grandparent's house in Texas, he would wake up to trays of this bread coming out of the oven all buttery and toasty on Christmas morning. We have continued …
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Lamb Shrimp Kebab 1

Lamb and Shrimp Kebabs {or Meatballs}

I had the hardest time deciding on what to post about today. I have a couple more holiday and party recipes I want to share but I also realize that dinner still has to happen. So, I decided on a recipe that works for both. These lamb and shrimp kebabs are great for dinner but you could also make them into small meatballs for a party appetizer. Lamb …
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