Harvest Vegetable Soup

“There ain’t a body, be it mouse or man, that ain’t made better by a little soup.” (Kate DiCamillo) I like things that make me feel warm and fuzzy. Whether inside or out. Even just the phrase “warm and fuzzy” makes me feel a little warm and fuzzy. My top 10 list of warm and […]

Spring Soup

Spring by Gerard Manley Hopkins Nothing is so beautiful as spring– When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring The ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing; The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they […]

Brunswick Stew

“There was an Old Man of Peru, Who watched his wife making a stew; But once by mistake, in a stove she did bake, That unfortunate Man of Peru.” -Edward Lear In November of 2003, I made a visit of several days to Colonial Williamsburg with my aunt, uncle, and two cousins. We learned many […]

Lasagna Soup

“Soup is cuisine’s kindest course.  It breathes reassurance; it steams consolation; after a weary day it promotes sociability, as the five o’clock cup of tea or the cocktail hour.” Louis P. De Gouy Sometimes you find recipe that looks or sounds amazing, but yields a really unpleasant result. And sometimes you find one that sounds […]

Po’ Bean Soup

“As the days grow short, some faces grow long.  But not mine.  Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy.  It’s time to start making soup again.” -Leslie Newman It is a travesty that it has taken me this long to put up a soup post. I am […]