Tagged with soup

Spicy Peanut & Sweet Potato Soup

As much as I mourn the passing of long, sunny days, I love that fall weather and chilly air means it’s time for stews and soups! This recipe comes courtesy of AK, and it has so many things I love: sweet potatoes peanut butter, spiciness! I served this with a slow-roasted pork shoulder coated in … Continue reading

Colombian Chicken Soup (Ajiaco)

Colombian Chicken Soup (Ajiaco)

When it’s cold out, few things are as comforting as a steamy bowl of hearty, brothy soup. Your house is filled with tantalizing aromas while it cooks, your belly is warmed while you eat, and you generally have delicious leftovers for a few days. When we were in Colombia, we had the pleasure of sampling¬†ajiaco. … Continue reading

“Stone” Soup

“Stone” Soup

What to do with a beef bone and a varied assortment of vegetables? Make soup! Feeling very “stone soup” (and, consequently, economical), I set about simmering a bunch of odds and ends in a pot. Ninety minutes later, delicious, filling soup. Eminently variable, try whatever you have on hand. Enjoy! “Stone” Soup 1 beef or … Continue reading

Escarole with White Beans & Sausage

For a few weeks, I was grilling every head of bitter green that came my way. But, I needed some novelty. And, the weather was turning from hot to cold, making me crave something a little heartier at night. Thus, a soup(ish) kind of dish, filled with hearty greens, beans, and delicious chunks of porky … Continue reading

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Here’s a delicious squash soup recipe from Sam W., perfect for the cooling fall weather! Butternut Squash Soup 1 large butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded, and chopped 1 large onion, chopped 2 T. cinnamon 1 T. ¬†fresh ground pepper 1 T. nutmeg 2 T. salt 2 T. coconut oil 1 quart chicken broth Optional: crumbled bacon, … Continue reading

Soup’s On

Soup’s On

With the weather slowly taking on a wintry chill (with odd, balmy weekends, intermixed, providing much appreciated respite from the frosty temps that soon return), our dinners have moved away from the cold, cool crunch of salads and towards warmer, heartier fare. Soups filled with meat, root vegetables, and leafy greens are the ultimate one … Continue reading

Sunday Soup: Turkey Sausage, Potato, & Spinach

Sunday Soup: Turkey Sausage, Potato, & Spinach

A few years ago I fell in love with Smitten Kitchen’s sweet potato and sausage soup. The soft sweet potatoes, slight spice of the chewy chorizo, and slippery spinach swimming in brothy goodness make it the perfect comfort food for those days when you just can’t seem to shake off the chill from outside. More … Continue reading