Another Holiday Favorite with a Southwestern Twist – Bev’s Posole

If you don’t already know the story of Posole in our house, I’ll bring you up to speed on the Burch lore and Posole. Posole is one of those dishes you’ll find on holiday tables in the southwest. So, when Tall & Handsome spent his first holiday season with my family, he made a pot






It’s Tuscan Good Soup

This is my absolutely favorite time of the year. Seems like this is when we can bring out the good-for-you, hearty comfort foods. Usually when we get the first good cool chill of the season I make our first pot of Posole. The rest of the time we enjoy dining on soups, chowders and stews






Easy Endless Ratatouille

There’s nothing I enjoy better than fresh, wholesome vegetables. And, summertime is just the time to find some of the best as gardens start producing their bounty. For years I grew a vegetable and herb garden, and even now and then I try to grow a few herbs  and will sneak in some peppers and






Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, the New Year has started so, Happy New year everyone! 2014 and 2015 turned out to be unusual years for us with bumps in the roads we didn’t see. At the end of 2015 we both caught a major bug that put my dad in the hospital and left us flat of our backs






Potato & Corn Chowder for the Slow Cooker, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I’ve finally dug myself out from underneath school, classes, finals, health crises and life in general – and just in time for my favorite time of the year. Autumn! This is the time of the year when cooking livens up and offers some of the best, healthiest and heartiest. We’ve already had our first pot






Easy, Healthy Minestrone, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Nothing is better than a bowl of soup, chowder, chili, stew or posole during cold, cool and rainy weather. Major snow and ice events also beg for a hot, comforting bowl of soup. Even though spring in headed our way, we still have some cool weather ahead of us, and of course we can always






Homemade Pasta e Fagioli, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Polar vortex. Alberta Clipper. If you live in the Deep South and the Best Weatherman on the Planet tells you one of those dreaded occurrences is headed your way – you get cold, cold chills all over your body. Why? It means really cold air is about to invade your area. Now, for me, that’s