Hearty Winter Soup with Lentils

Hearty Winter Soup with Lentils

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This winter has been the worst! I’m not even talking about all the snow storms, ice-covered cars, blizzards, sub-zero temperatures, etc.

I’m talking cooties. Big time cooties. Invading my house constantly. My poor 2-year-old has been sick off and on since Thanksgiving… and so have my husband and I. Argh!! Continue Reading →

Hearty, Restorative Vegetable Soup with Ditali

Hearty, Restorative Vegetable Soup with Ditali

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Back when we first met, my husband said he didn’t like soup. I believe his exact words were, “…it tastes like someone took a perfectly good meal, and then threw hot water on it”.

Riiiiight.

Not to be deterred, I went from only making things like like my grandpa’s beef stew and spicy, meaty, three bean chili to lighter soups on occasion. What can I say, I like [proving him wrong] encouraging him to enjoy new things. Continue Reading →

Curried Coconut-Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Coconut-Butternut Squash Soup

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Mark Bittman knows how to lure me in. He has an entire cookbook full of short and sweet recipes, broken down by season, that can be on your table in 20 minutes or less. Yes, please. This soup was the perfect accompaniment to some leftovers that I reheated on the day of a snow storm. The recipe was incredibly easy to follow, and with the help of a pre-peeled and halved squash, came together in a snap. Continue Reading →