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

Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is always a satisfying and hearty winter meal. Lentils are a great way to add body and texture to a dish. This yummy soup with red lentils and carrots is quick and easy to make, and packed with nutrition, too.  Carrots are of course packed with beta-carotene, and also loaded with antioxidants. LentilsRead more