Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde

“Though my family has a (well known!) tradition of Kale Soup, I’ll take a  good Caldo Verde any day. Caldo Verde is made with simple ingredients: potatoes, onions, garlic, kale. Usually made with water as a base, I like to use a vegetable...

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Soup Sessions with Mj

Soup Sessions with Mj

I come from a family of soup makers. I’ve said before that I am genetically predisposed to feed the masses. This is another way of saying that I can’t make a small batch…of anything.  Soup allows me to indulge in my overzealous, big batch joy...

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Ramen at Home

Ramen at Home

In my world, there is nothing more satisfying than a steaming bowl of noodles in broth. The combination of warm spices mingling with aromas of earthy seaweed & fragrant herbs.  The tender, springy chew of the noodles & satisfying crunch...

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho

Gazpacho Ingredients: 3 pounds ripe tomatoes (dip into boiling water for several seconds to remove skins) 1 cup fresh, soft, bread crumbs 1 each, medium green, red and yellow peppers 1 medium red onion 3 cloves garlic 2/3 cup extra virgin olive...

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Gazpacho

Ingredients: 3 pounds ripe tomatoes (dip into boiling water for several seconds to remove skins) 1 cup fresh, soft, bread crumbs 1 each, medium green, red and yellow peppers 1 medium red onion 3 cloves garlic 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2...

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Simple Corn Chowder

Ingredients  8 ounces bacon, chopped  1/4 cup good olive oil  6 cups chopped yellow onions (4 large onions)  4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter  1/2 cup flour  2 teaspoons kosher salt  1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper  1/2...

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