Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Sweet Autumn Salad 
(from Taste of Home magazine)
6 servings

10 cups mixed salad greens
1 medium red pear, diced
1 small can mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

In a salad bowl, combine greens, pear, oranges, grapes, cranberries and pecans. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Tomato Soup

Almost as easy as Campbell's, but much better! :-)

Tomato Soup
2 servings
3 tablespoons butter
1 can diced tomatoes with basil, oregano, and garlic
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
fresh basil
salt and pepper

Melt butter over low heat. Puree diced tomatoes in a blender. Add tomatoes and cream to melted butter. Add salt, pepper, and basil to taste. Enjoy!

Thanks Heather! You were right - no more Campbell's for me! ;-)