Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp

Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp

I really like Asian flavors – my husband not as much. Our weeknight staple sweet and spicy beef and edamame aside, he typically enjoys the more familiar flavorings found in Italian food, BBQ and the like. The kids like the above beef dish as well but I didn’t even try them on this soup....

Rustic Potato and Rosemary Soup

Rustic Potato and Rosemary Soup

This soup came to be because I was absentminded at the Grower’s market. I saw some beautiful red skinned potatoes and fresh rosemary and thought that combo would make for some lovely roasted taters. Once home I saw that I’d had a similar thought the week before, hence the week old potatoes in my...

Crock Pot Beef and Black Bean Chili

Crock Pot Beef and Black Bean Chili

Though I’ve had my reservations about my crock pot (steamed vegetables are gross), there is no doubt that crock pot chili is where it’s at. This recipe is easy enough for a weeknight (no browning the meat!), but tasty enough for company. You’ll notice that I haven’t posted chili yet on my site –...

Meaty Minestrone

Meaty Minestrone

I love weekend afternoon cooking. Rich is home to entertain Tess and Leo naps; I listen to my perfected Jack Johnson Pandora station (heavy on the Joshua Radin, Gavin DeGraw and Ingrid Michaelson) and cook. Sometimes it’s for friends coming over or bringing a dessert somewhere but usually it’s just for the week ahead....

Creamy Thai Curry Squash Soup

Creamy Thai Curry Squash Soup

This healthy soup was purposely made after a birthday lunch at the new Victory Brewery in Kennet where I shared Thai mussels with my bestie and devoured a handcrafted burger (basically a mostly organic version of a Big Mac) that pretty much rocked my socks off. My appetite vanished for hours, probably due to the...

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