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3 Keys to the Best Vegetable Soup

You CAN make a delicious soup once you understand the basics.  Making vegetable soup is a great way to perfect your soup skills. This recipe shows you just how simple soup can be.  There are three keys to making a delicious vegetable soup. 1. Use fresh, flavorful ingredients 2. Taste as you go 3. Focus on the broth When you are making a vegetable soup the veggies are the star.  That means you want to use delicious tasting vegetables.  A combination of multiple kinds of vegetables will give you a breadth of natural flavors that infuse the broth and meld together nicely. You also don't want to overcook your soup.  A flavorful soup does not need to cook for hours on your stove.  This is actually a quick soup to make. As you layer the ingredients into your soup you will want to taste your progress after each step.  This will help you to know whether you need to enhance the flavor in any way. This recipe relies on salt, pepper, a

How to Trap and Get Rid of Fruit Flies

What can you do to kill fruit flies?  We've all been there.  Fruit flies in the kitchen.  Fruit flies in the bathroom.  Fruit flies buzzing around everywhere in your home.   It's a frustrating problem that happens to everyone at one time or another.  If you are a fresh fruit and produce lover you certainly know what I mean. How to Kill Fruit Flies with Two Ingredients Those pesky little buggers can often be brought into your home on the vegetables and fruit you buy. There are many solutions offered for fruit fly traps to help you solve your problem.   A quick Amazon search found these products. You can spend your money on one of these solutions or I can save you a whole lot of your hard-earned cash today. My solution is the best.  Here's why: You have the ingredients in your kitchen now.  You need apple cider vinegar and a mild dish liquid . It's a healthy, family-friendly solution. It works quickly. Two-Ingredient No Pesticide Fruit Fly Trap

Mushroom & Onion Smothered Chicken Thighs

Are you looking for a recipe to break you out of your chicken rut? This sauced-up chicken thighs recipe will do that.  The mushroom-onion cream sauce elevates boneless chicken thighs to a lip-smacking level of yumminess your family will thank you for. Chicken Thighs in Mushroom-Onion Cream Sauce This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  I receive compensation to help support publishing this blog when you shop with these links. Smothered Chicken Thighs Caramelized onions are one of the keys to the amazing flavor of this chicken dish. Yes, they take a little time and effort.  You may be tempted to rush this step in the preparation process, but taking the time to caramelize the onion will add a great depth of color and flavor to the end result. Please don't rush this step.