Ginger Beef and Ramen Noodle Soup

Like many college students, I’ve eaten my fair share of ramen noodles. The inexpensive pasta packet was a mainstay in my culinary reportoire. However, I’m not one to just pour water over the noodles and dump a salty flavor pack in the bowl and call it dinner.  No sir. My favorite concoction consisted of ramen, […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup with Crispy Potato Croutons

Every month or so I do a cooking segment on Charlotte Today, a live local entertainment and lifestyle show. My features a recipe for  an obscure food holiday celebrated that month. Last week was Soup Week and I thought a bacon cheeseburger soup topped with fried potato cubes  would be fun.  I’d never made this soup, but it sounded really good in my […]

Thai Sweet Potato Soup with Peanut Gremolata

I love sweet potatoes and I could eat one everyday.  However, my husband and children don’t share my love for this amazing orange spud. In an act of sheer mutiny, my husband banned sweet potatoes. My kids, the little traitors, were so happy because daddy said they didn’t have to eat sweet potatoes ever again. I was left […]


A few days ago I spent the evening hanging out with my sister Nicky and my friend Tara, who we have officially made a “Pitts Sister” since she is crazy and has issues just like us. (Unfortunately, my other sister Robyn had to work so she couldn’t join us.  But her crazy vibe was there […]