Soups

Easy Chicken Pho + Pacific Natural Foods Giveaway!

October 26, 2011
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If you’ve never had pho, I was right there with you until just a few weeks ago. I knew it was a Vietnamese soup (the national dish of Vietnam, it turns out), that it was pronounced “fuh” rather than “foe” and that a lot of people really love it. Like love it. Happily, pho is no longer […]

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Minestrone Soup…and My “Lucy” Moment

November 29, 2010
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My mom recently mailed me a pasta press attachment for my stand mixer. I’d secretly been hoping it might fall into my hands at some point after she received it as a giveaway from a Martha Stewart Show taping a while back. She determined after about a year of it sitting in the cabinet that […]

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Quick Fiesta Chicken Soup

February 25, 2010
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I’ve done what I used to think was the impossible, a feat reserved for only the superhuman among us. With the exception of our regular Saturday night take0ut, as of tomorrow I will have cooked dinner at home every night for the past two weeks. Between activities, errands, a second infant and witching hour (do […]

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Split Pea Soup with Ham

October 21, 2009
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Split pea soup can be a little deceptive. With its bright green color, your eyes convince your mouth that it’s in for something really fresh and herby. You go in for the first spoonful and your tastebuds are surprised to be hit with rich, earthy, smoky flavors with a hint of sweetness – the result […]

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Creamy Broccoli Soup

October 6, 2009
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I’m an adult now (and have been for some time) so I shouldn’t really need excuses to eat my vegetables. But I still kind of do. It’s not that I don’t like them…but I don’t necessarily jump for them either. That is, unless they’re made in an especially tasty manner. This Creamy Broccoli Soup definitely […]

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Matzo Ball Soup

April 6, 2009
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“You’ll never guess what Bobby Flay’s ‘Throwdown’ dish is tonight!” My mother-in-law called me immediately when she saw the Food Network promos for the “Throwdown with Bobby Flay” episode featuring matzo ball soup. I set my DVR to record it right away – I was going to need all the tips and techniques I could […]

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