Ginger Sesame Noodle & Veggie Bowl

  My stove is broken.  We’re waiting to find out if we should fix it or replace it. I would like to say that this particular stove has served me well and in good stead, but I can’t. It’s a four year old, top of the line stove, for which we purchased the extended warranty. Which was forRead more

French Onion Soup With Lager

French Onion Soup with Lager

I have always loved French Onion Soup, so when I was asked by a sponsor to create a recipe using beer,  a French Onion Soup with Lager was the very first thing that came to mind. The sweetness of caramelized onions, beefy broth and gruyere cheese just seemed to call out “beer me”.  Personally, I’mRead more

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup- Tomato Soup Roasted

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

I make this Roasted Tomato Basil Soup every fall with the tomatoes that we harvest in late summer and early fall.  Roasting the tomatoes, as well as the onions and garlic, intensifies the flavours and brings out their sweetness. This is a rustic soup, so don’t worry if there are some blackened bits after roasting your tomatoes, onions, and garlic. ThoseRead more

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup- A Delicious Caribbean Soup

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup

This Jamaican Pumpkin Soup makes me think of the Caribbean. When we visited Jamaica, we got to eat a delicious and authentic pumpkin soup, and the memory of it is prompted whenever it’s pumpkin season here. In the Caribbean, pumpkins are often called calabaza, or just winter squash. Calabaza are a little different from our North American pumpkins, beingRead more

Chicken Noodle Soup – Chicken Soup with Vegetables

Chicken Noodle Soup

Who doesn’t love a good old Chicken Noodle Soup? It’s pure comfort in a bowl. Chicken soup for the soul, is a real thing, right? Obviously, I’m not blazing any trails here with a recipe for chicken noodle soup. But it was a rainy fall afternoon, and I made this soup, and it was justRead more