The Best Old Thyme Chicken Noodle Soup with Winter Vegetables

This soup is a vintage recipe that was passed down to me by my mother and her mother… Its timeless qualities deserve an encore post, so, here it is for those of you who didn’t happen upon it last year. For the past several months, Once Upon a Spice has been spreading the love, warmth…

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Italian Pride: Portions of Pasta’s Past

Since most all of my recipes will be centered around Italy this week, today, I would like to share a bit about pasta; its origin, uses and soon some of my fondest childhood memories surrounding them. “Nothing says Italy like its food, and nothing says Italian food like pasta. Wherever Italians immigrated they brought their…

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7 Lucky Foods For Friday the 13th: Combat the Bad & Make It Good!

Superstitions abound on this day; the dreaded Friday the 13th. Visions of black cats crossing your path, walking under open ladders, seeing the triple digits 666; all seemingly never good to encounter. Some people live in fear of Friday the 13th. They’ll have to get through May 13 the best they can this year, but…

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Easy 7 Ingredient Crock Pot Meatball Stroganoff

This is probably one of the easiest dishes I have offered thus far at Once Upon a Spice, but it will not be ignored! I found this recipe searching the net for Crock Pot recipes and revised it a bit for you. I also went against my normal ingredient and used canned soup, but organic…

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Easy & Delectable Shrimp Pad Thai

Pad Thai is stir-fried shrimp, chicken or tofu (or all three) enveloped in rice noodles swirling in a succulent sweet, salty, sour and spicy sauce then crowned with roasted peanuts. It has been a long-standing, family favorite due to its explosive flavor combinations. After all, it still IS pasta, right? This time in Asian form….

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Crock Pot Meatball Stroganoff— Only 7 Ingredients!

This is probably one of the easiest dishes that I have offered thus far at Once Upon a Spice, but it will not be ignored! I found this recipe searching the net for Crock Pot recipes and revised it a bit for you. I also went against my normal ingredient and used canned, but organic…

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7 Lucky Foods For Friday the 13th; Combat the Bad & Make It Good!

Superstitions abound on this day; the dreaded Friday the 13th. Visions of black cats crossing your path, walking under open ladders, seeing the triple digits 666; all never good to encounter,  but for a February, what with it having fewer days as it is, but it’s not the first time this has happened and it…

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The 7 Prosperous Foods of New Year’s Eve

“Out with the old in with the new.” This age old wish rings true in most every home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Why not welcome in the year proper with the addition of your favorite foods to ensure good fortune? Here are the wondrous 7 to help lead the way. Fish Fish are…

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