Category Archives: Soups

Rustic Carrot Soup

Click here to view recipe. Whenever I’m preparing to leave town for a length of time, one of the hardest tasks for me is to somehow cook all the produce and perishables that cannot be frozen.  I don’t like wasting … Continue reading

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Potato Celery Root Leek Soup

Click here to view recipe. Really, the title of this recipe should be “Gotta Get Rid of Veggies in the Refrigerator Soup.”  Tomorrow I leave for three weeks and my mission the past few days has been to live from … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Chicken Shallot Stew

Click here to view recipe. I am in love with this chicken stew!   I started with Sam Sifton’s New York Times recipe which had been adapted from Andrew and Rishia Zimmern by way of Martha Stewart.  Just goes to … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Chowduh

Click here to view recipe. This August, I made a “pilgrimage” to Los Angeles to visit various relatives and to see Paul McCartney in concert at Dodger stadium. I flew from Seattle and my younger sister flew from the East … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Beef, Barley & Bean Soup

Click here to view recipe. It’s still cold and blustery, so I’m posting yet another soup recipe.  This one rotates through our dinner menu at least every three weeks and is filed under “Things I love” in my recipe files. … Continue reading

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Meat & Beets: Beautiful Borscht

Click here to view recipe. This recipe was incubated with my friend Eileen, and originated with Eileen’s mother. She raved about how filling and wonderful this old-school, hearty soup was and indeed it was everything I wanted and more. Sweet … Continue reading

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Creamy Corn Soup à la Antigua

Click here to view recipe. Last week I described the Picaya Volcano hike we took near Antigua, Guatemala.  Most of the four days we had in this city was spent just wandering around doing a kind of self-guided tour.  The … Continue reading

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Cream of Chanterelle Soup

Click here to view recipe. The following recipe and post came from my “baby” brother, Kal. Kal lives in Seattle and we share recipes back and forth almost weekly. I think (really, I know) he is a better baker than … Continue reading

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I Heart Miso Soup

Click here to view recipe. I’ve always loved miso soup. Ever since I can remember I’ve ordered this warm, savory yet simple soup in Japanese restaurants.  In 1989 our family took a trip to Fiji, and lo and behold miso … Continue reading

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Israel-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

Click here to view recipe. It is grey, cold and rainy is Seattle … and there is a large, bulbous butternut squash on my counter begging to be used. Just the other morning I was daydreaming about my recent trip … Continue reading

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