Category Archives: Soup

(Not Your Grandma’s) Chicken Noodle Soup

I first learned the basics of this chicken noodle soup from one of my college roommates and he called it Not Your Jewish Grandma’s Soup, because of the bacon fat. What that soup lacked in class, it makes up it … Continue reading

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Hearty Minestrone

This hearty minestrone isn’t authentic but it is very good. There is a fair amount of chopping involved but actual at the stove cooking time is fairly short. This pot of soup went from pantry/fridge to table in just over … Continue reading

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Cheater’s Egg Drop Soup

My mom used to make this all the time. Paired with store-bought frozen egg rolls it makes a fantastic light dinner or a delicious lunch. It would also be great paired with chinese chicken salad. It is a little light … Continue reading

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Creamy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

This soup is delicious. The cauliflower flavor is not strong, so if you think you may not like it, but you like potato soup, go ahead and give this a try. I used heavy cream in this one. Normally, I … Continue reading

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Spicy Ravioli Soup with Pesto

We had a mild snafu in our house this Christmas and our planned dinner had to be postponed until Boxing Day. Every shop in town was closed for the holiday (as they should be!) so we had to rely solely … Continue reading

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Beef and Bean Chili

For most of my adult life I’ve wanted to make a chili that I really liked. I’ve made pot after pot of chili that is totally unremarkable. So unremarkable in fact that last week when I said I was (yet … Continue reading

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Dumpling Soup

It doesn’t get any more basic than this. Well, unless you just warm up stock and drink it. I always crave this simple soup when I’m feeling under the weather. My mom used to make something similar when I was … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

This is the beef stew that my mom always made when my brother and I were growing up. I’ve tried other recipes from time to time but I prefer this one to all of them. It does take some time … Continue reading

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Taco Soup

Taco Soup is a Texas thing. I am decidedly not Texan, but this is my version of the soup, which is really a taco-ish chili. It is based off of this one, but I made some adjustments, mainly to suit … Continue reading

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No Chop Soup

I’ve been living out of a hotel room for nearly three weeks. Today, both my husband and I were craving home food instead of hitting up the kebab place that we’ve been eating at pretty much every day.  It was … Continue reading

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