Spicy Dal Soup

Spicy Dal Soup

We’re entering the last week of winter with a blast of cold up here in New England and I’m just about out of my stock soup ingredients. Luckily, I had just enough of the three main ingredients for Mirepoix plus a bit of fresh ginger and garlic, some hot...
Tomato Mirepoix Soup

Tomato Mirepoix Soup

I’ve been experimenting with some new (to me) cooking techniques lately and discovered “Aromatics.” Aromatics are a mix of vegetables and herbs sautéed in a bit of oil or fat and are used as the base for many dishes. They are perfect for making rich,...
Lentil Quinoa Salad

Lentil Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 cup lentils 1/2 cup chopped parsley 3 green onions chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt Pepper Feta Cheese crumbles Hot sauce Instructions Boil lentils in pot of water until tender. About 20...
Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup is one of our favorite soups to make. We actually discovered this soup at the East Side Market in Providence a couple years ago and decided we had to make this for ourselves. Our recipe is based on the Moosewood Cookbook recipe except we add a...
West African Peanut Soup

West African Peanut Soup

West African Peanut Soup is something Keri and I have wanted to try for ages. Yesterday we finally got around to making it. It is so good! Here’s the recipe: Recipe: West African Peanut Soup Ingredients 1 large onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 2 large...
Roasted Jalepeno Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Jalepeno Tomatillo Salsa

We had a ton of tomatillos left over from the summer harvest that were about to go bad and we were both in the mood for a somewhat healthy snack. Chips and salsa time! Keri and I first started making this salsa not long after we left California and missed our regular...