Soups & Stews

Kicked Up Tomato Soup and Killer Paninis!

A slightly more grown up version of the classic combo… My family loves tomato soup and grilled cheese. I love that it is an easy week night dinner that everyone will eat. I also love how warm and cozy a simple meal like this can be on a cold day. […]

Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup

This soup is creamy, rich, and satisfying. The buttery gold potatoes puréed with the nutty roasted cauliflower are a match made in heaven. The splash of heavy cream at the end not only adds another level of richness, it also adds a touch of sweetness.  I like to make this soup with […]

Spicy Italian Sausage and Seafood Stew

I made this last week when my brother-in-law and sister-in-law were visiting. We had a bit of gloomy weather and I wanted to make some comfort food. This dish is very similar to a cioppino (Italian Seafood Stew), but a little simpler to make. It does take a while to […]

Hearty Veggie Soup with Pearl Couscous

Such a yummy and healthy soup! Lot’s of good veggies and the earthy couscous takes it up a notch. Pearl Couscous (sometimes called Israeli Couscous) is different than regular couscous. It’s bigger and usually made with whole wheat. It has a great nutty, earthy flavor and slightly chewy texture if […]