Mushroom Swiss Burger Soup

It’s cold and soup is where it is at for the next unknown cold months.  Trying to mix it up this year and make more soups.  The inspiration for this soup came from wanting a burger, but not really wanting a burger.  I know that doesn’t make too much sense, but stay with me because…

Bolognese with Polenta

Here it comes ladies and gentleman…another time consuming, but absolutely delicious-I’m-going-back-for-seconds-and-maybe-thirds kind of dinner!   For my birthday, the wonderful man who is sleeping next to me and his daughter gave me a cookbook.  I had seen the chef before, primarily as a judge on the Iron Chef, but wasn’t familiar with her as a cook….