Creamy Carrot Soup-A Spring Time Soup

Think Spring! Are you imagining a thick and creamy carrot soup?  Me neither. We are in the middle of a huge snow storm as I type these words. And last week’s nor’easter left us cold and in the dark for two days. Thinking Spring is hard when bundling in layers and cranking up the heat. So…

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Stewed Chicken and Noodle Soup – Cure or Cliché?

This is the perfect time of year for some of Granny’s Stewed Chicken and Noodle Soup. 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…

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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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