creamy chicken and wild rice soup with lacinato kale

If my recipe titles had a snarky subtitle or tagline, here are a few I’d consider for this soup: Sneaky (and failed) ways I try to get my 2 year old daughter to eat greens. Sneaky (and failed) ways I try to get my 32 year old brother to eat mushrooms. I made a vat […]

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extra savory chicken stock

I have a few traditions, or if I’m being honest, compulsions when making my homemade chicken stock. First and foremost, I always start off with the carcass of my rosemary and thyme whole roasted chicken. It all started when, after a lovely dinner of roasted chicken, I drudged back into the kitchen knowing that before […]

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curried butternut squash soup

For all of my non-adult years (a debatable number, depending on whom you ask) I equated squash with baby food. Not that I was that far off, as those of you with children can attest. But like a few other foods (tomatoes, beans, and even honey), I have seen the light and crawled out from […]

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roasted cauliflower soup

I had every intention of posting this recipe on the first day of fall, but like most things right now, our newborn’s needs trump nearly everything else. I’m fairly certain that baby spit up has touched every upholstered surface of our home, and I reached a new low this morning when I (knowingly) drank a […]

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caramelized pork ramen-inspired noodle soup

This is my ultimate dead-of-winter-comfort-food; one that my friends and family also love dearly. Though I will say, some of Seattle’s recent weather was positively spring-like. Quite the tease, actually. We all know that we are in for at least another month and a half of cold and grey weather. Regardless of whether that makes […]

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jalapeño and bacon corn chowder

I used to think that I did not like chowder because the only chowders I had ever tried were full of clams. Unsolicited fact about me: the only mollusk I am on good terms with is the scallop. They are delectable. But back to chowder… I can’t remember when I first tried a “non-clam” chowder, […]

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french onion soup

Good morning and Happy New Year to all of you (probably) tired and (possibly) hung-over readers. Let me say that today is NOT the day to start your whole30/vegan/paleo/I-only-eat-leaves diet. Give me a break. Your diet actually starts January 2. January 1st is transition day! Today, your job is to eat something to transition your […]

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