beef with barley soup

Beef With Barley Soup

Beef and barley soup is a classic dish that has been enjoyed for centuries and oozes cozy vibes. It is a hearty, filling soup packed with flavor and nutrition that’s perfect in the winter months. The soup is believed to have originated in Scotland, where it was a popular dish among farmers and laborers who used […]

chilled corn and basil soup

Chilled Corn And Basil Soup

Many people love soups but find them difficult and often time-consuming to make. But I’ve got you covered– blender soups are the answer. Here is an incredibly easy and flavorful chilled corn and basil soup and it is perfect for summer. No-cook, chilled blender soups are so effortless to make, it almost feels like cheating. […]

chicken orzo soup

Chicken Orzo Soup

The saying chicken soup is good for the soul is one I’ve always loved. What’s funny about that phrase is that when you Google it what pops up the most in the search is Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, two motivational speakers who, in 1993, had the simple idea that people could help each other by […]

vegetarian chili

Vegetarian Chili

One-pot vegetarian chili is the perfect comfort meal to make, eat, and repeat all winter long. This simple dish is hearty, flavorful, and wholesome, and it could not be easier to make. Perhaps the best part, this chili recipe is loaded with plant-based protein, from red kidney beans and black beans, so you won’t even […]


Cioppino Seafood Stew

Ina Garten’s authentic Cioppino is outrageously good and truthfully, I wouldn’t change a thing about it. Cioppino, a classic tomato-based seafood stew loaded with shrimp, cod, mussels, scallops, and clams, is a healthy stew (or soup) that’s surprisingly easy to whip up in just about an hour. San Francisco is where Cioppino was invented way […]

wedding soup with meatballs

Wedding Soup With Meatballs

Its original name in Italian is minestra maritata, which translates to “wedding soup”. But some say a more appropriate name would be, “wedded broths”—as in leafy green vegetables (minestra) blended with meat (maritata). The marriage in this soup isn’t referring to the marriage between two people like many believe, but rather to the dish’s nuanced flavors between […]

pasta e fagioli

Pasta E Fagioli Soup

Pasta e fagioli is one of the most famous dishes in the entire Italian repertoire. This well-known rustic soup is a nourishing dish that falls somewhere between soup and pasta. Pasta e fagioli is a traditional meal with a rich history and is incredibly worthy of making at home if you’ve not done so before. […]

chicken kreplach

Chicken Kreplach Soup

Chicken kreplach soup is a dish my husband has asked me to develop for a while now. Kreplach (pronounced krep-lakh) or “krepel” if singular, is the Yiddish name for the traditional triangular pieces of dough filled with ground meat or chicken, similar to dumplings. Also known as “Jewish wontons“, kreplach, just like Chinese dumplings, can be boiled and served in chicken soup […]

sweet pea soup

Sweet Pea Soup With Pesto

Back to posting after a lovely week spent away with my family. I am so thankful for the ability to safely reunite after so many long and challenging months apart. If you have been separated from loved ones, I hope you have had some special time together recently as well. Now let’s talk about soup. […]

tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Soup is good for the soul they say and I believe it. Chicken tortilla soup is one of the most representative dishes of Mexican gastronomy and it’s one I’ve loved for ages. Also known as “sopa azteca“, which means “soup of the Aztecs,” the exact origin of this famous soup is unknown, although many assume […]

chilled cucumber yogurt soup

Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup

One of my closest friends hates chilled soup. I think of her every single time I make one. This is my chilled cucumber yogurt soup, a long-time favorite of my whole family, but especially my younger son. Like many memories, the years are a bit blurred, I can’t recall how old my son was when […]

black bean soup

Black Bean Soup

I love soup. Soup is comforting, healing, often healthy, hearty, and, except consommé, relatively easy to make. I honestly think I could eat soup every day, even in the summer. This black bean soup is a favorite of my family.  To me it is simple, subtle, and nourishing, and one I have made recently while in […]

tomato soup

Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a quintessential American comfort food. Native to western South America and Central America, tomatoes, a member of the nightshade family, did not arrive in Europe till the early 1500s. Bright shiny tomatoes were thought to be poisonous by Europeans. In Europe, tomatoes were planted as ornamental curiosities, but not for consumption. The […]

Summer artichoke soup

Spring Artichoke Soup

I’ve always loved artichokes. A simple steamed artichoke with a side of melted butter is a true indulgence.  My mom made them for me like this as a kid, not all that often, but when she did, they were a real treat. Artichokes are themselves a very versatile vegetable and can be used to make […]

chicken soup with matzo balls

Chicken Soup With Matzo Balls (The Quick Method)

Sometimes shortcuts in cooking are needed and that’s totally ok. This is my chicken soup with matzo balls, the quick method. By “quick“, I mean faster, but it does not mean ready in 30 minutes. Many people love the idea of 30-minute meals, I totally get that and I try to blog about what I […]

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