Archive for the 'Soup' Category

Vegetable Dumplings: a Perfect Soup Partner

Saturday, March 3rd, 2007

Is it spring yet? Or is it still winter? Our weather here in the Willamette Valley is keeping Eugene on its toes. My garden’s mini daffodils are finally in bloom, and I see more varieties pushing through the earth. This would mean its spring, right? And yet- we just had snow flurries on Wednesday! These [...]

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Eugene has been going through a cold and wet weather snap. Oh that’s right, I almost forgot? that’s called Winter. Weather has reared its head and will no longer tolerate mearly being a part of the background. Our antidote of choice- soup. Roasted vegatable soups are a nice hand in hand compliment to feelings of [...]

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Roasted Hazlenuts

Monday, November 7th, 2005

I’ve enjoyed watching the food blog collective come to the realization that soup weather is indeed here. I came to this realization the same weekend I tried to make gummi candies. Making gummies and Oregon’s rainy season do not mix. My grapefruit sours turned into jelly blobs overnight! Bah, so much for the power of [...]

Instant Sweet Onion Soup

Saturday, February 5th, 2005

I’ve been recently enjoying including soup in my diet more. It makes a perfect home from work snack that takes the edge off of my early evening food needs. Given how easy it is to buy good stock now-a-days (I prefer the Imagine brand above all others) having great soup on hand at home is [...]

Cream of Jalape?o Soup

Tuesday, December 21st, 2004

This is a nice indulgent soup, perfect for my cold Monday night. Based on a recipe found in The Best American Recipes 1999, it strikes me as a kicked up tortilla soup. It has spice, but isn’t hot. If you feel like you really deserve it, serve this in a toasted bread bowl.