Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup

Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup

Spring is struggling to come out of its winter cocoon.  Rain, sun, snow has been on rotation for the past week.   The once white landscape is showing patches of drenched ground, soon to be bright green grass.  It can't come soon enough. Now is as good a time as any to make a spring soup.  It brings a warm, ... Read More
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Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Returning home after a little warm weather vacay makes me oh.so.grateful. to cook in familiar surroundings with favorite tools (hello spiralizer).  I had expected to cook more in our Airbnb, but the kitchen was so lacking in functionality and light that I soon defaulted to very basic home cooking or giving in to the amazing food scene of Scottsdale, AZ. ... Read More
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Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup

Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup

My Dad was stationed in China during world war II where he developed a love for their culture.  After his return, it became a tradition to frequent the local Chinese restaurant often on Sunday nights when my mom wanted a break from cooking.  Two memories stand out to me, their delicious wonton soup and the grin on my dad's face ... Read More
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Creamy Spring Greens Soup

Creamy Spring Greens Soup

Just because  winter is fading away, doesn't mean we leave soup behind too.  Have you noticed with warmer temps we crave lighter and more fresh flavors?  It's true.  Every year it happens.  And then I take notice.  More salads gradually take over as the weather warms up. But don't give up on soup.  These off and on rainy days of ... Read More
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Chicken Vegetable Soup and Dumplings

Chicken Vegetable Soup and Dumplings

Unless you live in the southern hemisphere,  things are probably a little nippy in your neck of the woods.  Assorted soups throughout these cold winter months show up at our dinner table almost daily. Sometimes they're thick and creamy, and other times they are vegetables and protein that mingle in a flavorful broth.  They are the perfect food for dipping ... Read More
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Creamy Potato Kale Soup

Creamy Potato Kale Soup

I'm writing to you from my home office where a glance out the window brings me this view. We have been dumped on generously!  The snow stopped for a few days but has resumed today.  It's so beautiful!  This view changes with the lighting throughout the day providing us with stunning views of the prairie. In the late afternoon the ... Read More
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Freezer Garden Vegetable Soup

Freezer Garden Vegetable Soup

When we first got married, 40 years ago, putting food up was a point of contention between us.  Hubs grew up on a small farm, building barns and driving a tractor.  His families "normal" was to go out to the chicken coop and garden to get dinner and fill the pantry up with home-grown canned goods.  I grew up on ... Read More
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