Tag Archive | "soup"

Chicken Cacciatore Soup

Friday, February 21, 2014


I have had the opportunity to partner with Ragú to cook up some Italian dishes. As part of the "New Tra-Dish" project I was asked to select two of the Ragú Authentic Italian Recipes and create my own spin on them. First up, enjoy skillet chicken cacciatore as a hearty, comforting Italian chicken & vegetable soup.

Healthy Crab Bisque

Monday, January 6, 2014


From my family to yours, wishing you health, happiness and many delicious moments in 2014. Happy New Year!!

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


At its base, this soup is simply a vegetable {mushroom} soup with the sautéed and softened veggie mix pureed until smooth. It's cream of mushroom soup without the full cream.

Clam Chowder

Monday, October 14, 2013


Growing up on the Olympic Peninsula, we routinely took the ferry across the Puget Sound to Seattle... and to just about anywhere else. When I think of clam chowder I think of those countless ferry rides we took back and forth, and the famous Ivar's chowder {always with oyster crackers} served aboard the ferries, and throughout Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area.

Crockpot Tortilla Soup-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Sunday, October 6, 2013


Bell peppers would make a colorful and flavorful bowl for any type of soup, however, I thought they found the perfect match with tortilla soup. This crockpot version of my tortilla soup (with or without the pepper bowls) is simple and easy for busy weekday nights.

Quinoa Chili-Stuffed Peppers

Saturday, October 5, 2013


Mix your favorite chili with quinoa and stuff the mixture in Anaheim, Pasilla or other chile peppers for a colorful and flavorful appetizer or main course.

Southwest Corn Chowder with Chicken Chorizo

Tuesday, October 1, 2013


I don't know about you, but with the soggy, windy weather this week we spent the last weekend holed up in the house. I admit that at moments we went a little stir crazy but deep down I think we enjoyed the excuse to pause and recover from our hectic summer schedule.

Alphabet Soup

Monday, September 23, 2013


Add alphabet noodles to the soup of your choice to transform it into a fun {and educational} eating experience for your kids.

Kabocha Squash Soup

Thursday, October 25, 2012


Sometimes basic is best, as with this simple roasted kabocha squash soup flavored with sage mushrooms. Inspired by all of the beautiful and interesting winter squash that we've seen on our recent trips to local farms and pumpkin patches, this soup satisfies my craving for warm comfort foods now that the chilly fall temperatures are here to stay for a while.


Tuesday, September 11, 2012


This chilled vegetable soup is the perfect light and refreshing meal or side dish during the heat of summer and a great way to use up tomatoes and cucumbers from your garden or market.

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