Zuppa Toscano Soup

Ingredients 1 lb. turkey sausage 1/2 lb. bacon – chopped (I used pre-cooked) 1 qt. water 3 2/3 cups chicken broth 2 lg. russet potatoes – peeled & cubed mine 2 garlic cloves – peeled, crushed 1 med. onion – peeled, chopped 2 cups chopped kale 1 cup heavy whipping cream Salt and pepper –…

Winter Vegetable Chowder

Winter Vegetable Chowder Serves 6-8 • Working Time 20 minutes • Cooking Time 25 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, diced 4-5 cloves minced garlic 2 parsnips, peeled and chopped 2 heaping cups chopped cauliflower 4 shallots, sliced into rings 1 1/2 tablespoon grainy mustard juice of half a lemon 4 cups…

Annette’s Chicken Enchiladas

  Annette’s Chicken Enchiladas For this month’s recipe, we are bringing back an old favorite from the IF:Table archives.  These enchiladas are the perfect fall food and come from our friend Shauna Niequist’s book, Bread & Wine.   Take it from Shauna: “This is serious comfort food—like, ‘eat it with a fork straight out of the pan in…

Leftover Roast Chicken Soup with Roasted Vegetables

  Leftover Roast Chicken Soup with Roasted Vegetables We are happy to be moving into soup season!   This month, we are sharing another great recipe from Danielle Walker over at Against All Grain.   Start roasting some vegetables and invite your neighbors over for a simple and delicious meal.   Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, minced 2…

Chipotle Barbacoa Tacos

  Chipotle Barbacoa Tacos As school starts up and schedules get a little fuller, we are loving recipes that help us welcome fall but still have a laid-back, summertime feel.  These slow-cooker tacos from Danielle Walker’s website Against All Grain are an easy and delicious meal for a night when you’re gathering people around your table.  …

Love Your Neighbor Cookies

  Recently, my neighbor Mandy showed up for a get-together at the Turquoise Table with a platter of Lemon Rosemary Cookies. These soft, shortbread bites spiked with lemon and fresh rosemary tasted like a little morsel of heaven. After the platter had made its rounds a single cookie remained. There was a moment of truth between…

Peach & Pork Kabobs

If you’re like us and find yourself spending a lot of time out by the grill during the summer, this recipe is a must-try. Though grilled separately due to different cooking times, the grilled peaches and pork loin are served and eaten together, making a delightful compliment of charred, sweet and smoky flavors. Serves 5….

One-Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

One-Pot Chicken Burrito bowls topped with sour cream, avocado, diced tomatoes and cilantro. Served with chips, salsa and a big tossed salad. Or order Dominos Pizza at www.dominos.com One-Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls Serves 8 Ingredients -2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into bite-sized pieces -3-4 tablespoon olive oil -1/2 cup diced yellow onion -2 cups…

S.A.S.S. Grilled Cheese

On April 28th in Klyde Warren Park, IF is hosting it’s first IF:Citywide event in Dallas. Women are gathering to share a meal and explore what it means to follow Jesus in a safe, non-intimidating context where they can bring their questions and wrestle it out. Since we are hosting a big Texas-sized picnic, we…

Easy Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Compote

Easy Pork Tenderloin Pork tenderloin is one of my favorites because it’s easy to cook, flavorful and pretty lean. It pairs perfectly with sweet-tart Fruit Compote. Left over compote keeps for up to two weeks and can be served with goat cheese or Brie and crusty bread for a great snack. So here’s a simple…