Stewed Chicken and Noodle Soup – Cure or Cliché?

It is cold here in New England. We haven’t gotten out much, and it seems like almost everyone is under the weather. As you can see, there is a LOT of weather to be under. So I made a big pot of Granny’s stewed chicken noodle soup this weekend hoping it could cure not only…

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Split Pea and Barley Soup – Warms the Kitchen, Warms the Soul

Allow me to set the scene before I set the table. A drafty Philadelphia house on a cold December evening in 1930 is bursting at the seams with love and little mouths to feed. The pantry is lacking, and there are no fancy clothes and no fancy clutter. Not a complaint can be heard as…

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