When beef stew is in the oven, all's right with the world, and beef Bourguignon is the best beef stew known to man. -- Julia Child. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Boeuf Bourguignon — Beef in Red Wine

This is one of my favorite examples of a peasant dish evolving into gourmet fare. Come to think of it, that sounds like a mantra for much of my cooking.

So when I was thinking of a simple beef stew for dinner and I couldn’t seem to get too excited, I thought to myself, what would Julia Child do?

And the answer was obvious.

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Chicken Noodle Soup is one of the most satisfying, easy to make, affordable, and nourishing meals on the planet. End of story. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Chicken Noodle Soup

Of all the soups I routinely make, chicken noodle soup happens most often.

Very often it is a spur-of-the-moment thing, usually the day after a roasted chicken dinner or when someone in the house isn’t feeling well. I believe strongly in the healing power of this soup.

You will only need this recipe one time – then you’ll know how to make it without thinking.

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A cross-Atlantic food blog recipe challenge! Salmon (and Shrimp) Poached in a Lobster Cream Sauce (Orrholmens Laxgryta). Yes, it is as good as it sounds. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Salmon (and Shrimp) Poached in a Lobster Cream Sauce (Orrholmens Laxgryta)

Today is a big day here in the Suppertime Blues Kitchen! Because today, I get to share something special with you that a friend of mine and I have been quietly cooking up this past month or so. We decided on a bit of a recipe swap challenge across the ocean – Ron in Sweden, me in Kansas – and today we get to see how it all turned out.

So, ladies and gentlemen, mina damer och herrar, allow me to share my culinary adventure of Ron’s Orrholmens Laxgryta. And I’d be much obliged if, when you’re done here, you’d also check out my Kansas City-Style Pulled Pork and BBQ Sauce over at Ron’s Lost in a Pot!

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