I love soup. I know I’ve mentioned this before–like every January, but January seems to be a good time for soup. At least in the Northern Hemisphere. Of course, I’m one of those weird-can-eat-soup-any-day-of-the-year people so I don’t necessarily need cold weather to indulge, just a spoon. This is very handy when one is experiencing … Continue reading Soup, Glorious Soup!
Since mid-August, I feel like my crazy life has been one big trip. That is not a complaint in any way, shape, or form–just a statement of fact, as for the most part all the trips were amazingly wonderful. But there is something to be said for being at home with the pupcicle and doing … Continue reading Giving Thanks
What the hell happened to January? How is it already February 1st?? (btw, Happy Birthday James!) Oh, yeah…I got a new job. Great for bank accounts and pesky things like paying rent and bills, bad for blogging! Well, not bad–I just need to figure out a better blog strategy! We took a very brief trip … Continue reading January Recap!
Every jaunt into the kitchen for me is an adventure. As mentioned before, in honor of Portus Cale, I wanted to make a kale soup, but got distracted with cauliflower soups on Pinterest. But when I found a recipe by Martha that used collared greens and dill (not a favorite herb of mine), I thought … Continue reading Kaliflower Soup, Heavy on the Kale…
I know you’re thinking 27 reasons to what? like soup? like Portual? do the hokey-pokey? While all great answers, nope. It’s 27 reasons to like cauliflower. It’s probably one of the most underrated veggies out there. I can count on one hand the number of people in my life that have actually uttered the words … Continue reading 27 Reasons
I was introduced to pumpkin soup when I lived in Australia. It was intriguing and, honestly, I wasn’t sure what to expect because, well, pumpkins were for carving and lattes. It arrived with a dollop of sour cream and chives and I was hooked from the moment I tasted my first bite. Until that point … Continue reading Pumpkin: Not Just for Drinking…
Before you yell at me, the title was a quote from a chef at a wine bistro at which I used to work. The chef had a way with food and was the polar opposite with people. Definitely a bear of a man. He always only ever wore a black t-shirt, cargo shorts, and vans. … Continue reading Soup is Simple, Stupid…
That’s not a band or a school or something fancy schmancy from GoogleMaps (or whatever might pop into your head). It’s actually what I want to do with this blog. Oh sure, when I started out, I wanted to talk about travel and food and drinks and whatever…and that’s not going to change. What I’m … Continue reading New Directions!
I have been under the weather now for a few days–nothing major, mind you, but everyone here reminds me that “well, something is going around.” ‘Tis the season, I suppose. Personally, I’m THE WORST sick person on the planet. Not whiney or mopey so much as well, bitchy and very picky. So most everyone I … Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Soul…and The Sick
I love soup. To me, it’s a bowl of comfort. Warm and inviting. Rich and hearty. Spicy and nourishing. And yep, like risotto, oysters & cheese, soup gets it’s own tag : ) This is a simple, but amazing recipe given to me by my friend Rebecca, who is a HATER of onions and cilantro … Continue reading Soup du Jour