Austrian Garlic Soup

Standard

My brother came in from New Orleans this weekend.  His flight got in late and I was looking for something comforting and warming to make him.  I knew that even the DC mild cold would seem very cold to him coming from New Orleans. I think this soup does the trick.  Plus it wards off any marauding bands of vampires you may see out there.  It is October after all.

This is a perfect soup for a cold night.  It is warm, comforting, and delicious. You can serve it with a fried egg on top, my husband’s favorite, or just some good bread cut up and toasted, my favorite.

Continue reading

Lemon Pepper Swordfish

Standard

My husband and I are trying to eat more fish.  At least once a week.  It’s healthy!  But really there is only so much tilapia one can eat before it becomes… a little boring.  Even with all my tasty recipes for it…

So we got some beautiful swordfish steaks from Trader Joes. They came with a recipe for a lemon pepper butter sauce and that is what this recipe is based on.  Though I didn’t have a few of the ingredients so I made some substitutions.  And altered the proportions.  You know how I am.

And they were so delicious…

Continue reading