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Tomato basil soup is my ultimate comfort food. Add a side of grilled cheese and it’s pure perfection. While I’ve had many versions of tomato soup, this recipe is the best. Nordstrom has a notoriety of having a delicious tomato soup and upon further research I found a simple recipe that will knock your socks off. Secret ingredients are below! Hope you love it as much as I do. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of butter 5 large carrots, peeled and diced 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon of finely chopped garlic 2.5 tablespoons dried basil, crushed 2.5 tablespoons dried […]

Nordstrom Tomato Basil Soup Recipe



I’m a big fan of chicken tortilla soup. I love the medley of spices and flavors all topped with cheese and tortilla strips, I mean really – what could be better?! I decided to try making it on my own and was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. The best part was that it was so simple to make, I just let the crockpot do all the cooking. At the end of the day, we had a delicious warm soup to enjoy and had plenty of left overs for the next day. Cooking Time: 4 hours (Crock-pot on High) Ingredients: 5 […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup



Pizza has to be one of my all time favorite foods. At home pizza, greasy take-out or gourmet restaurant-style pizza? Yes, yes and yes! Although I loved homemade pizza, making it at home use to be a struggle, as I could never get the dough round or even enough. But I discovered an amazing cast iron pizza recipe and it’s a game-changer. The dough comes out nicely rounded and cooked evenly, while the depth of the cast iron allows you to layer your toppings which are cooked to perfection. If you love pizza, give this recipe a try, it won’t […]

Cast Iron Pizza Recipe