How to Make Soup from Leftovers

Don’t worry about having the same thing twice this week. Did you know that you can make delicious soup from leftovers? It’s so gratifying to make soup from food you already have! Soup is a wonderfully frugal, potentially delicious meal to serve your family. It’s comforting. It’s easy on the budget. And there are so […]

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is an easy and economical dish that everyone loves! Stir up a pot of chicken stock with tender egg noodles, chunks of chicken, and slivers of vegetables. Soup is good food! Chilly weather? A case of the sniffles? A horrible, no-good, very bad day? For centuries chicken noodle soup has […]

The Taco Soup Recipe Your 5-Year Old Can Make

Taco Soup is an easy-to-prepare dish, so easy even a 5-year old can do it. And it tastes great, especially when you make it without the packets of junky mixes. Some days you just don’t want to cook.  You want to eat, to be sure. But, cooking? No way, Jose. However, in the life as […]

Creamy Dairy-Free Asparagus Soup (Stovetop and Pressure Cooker Instructions)

Enjoy spring’s asparagus harvest in this deliciously creamy, dairy-free Asparagus Soup. It comes together quickly in the pressure cooker or stovetop and freezes beautifully. So tasty, you’ll be going back for seconds. Spring is here! Really, I promise. OK, that may seem hard to believe for those of you in the frozen tundra of elsewhere. […]

Chicken Gumbo Soup – Better Than the Can

Chicken Gumbo Soup, that childhood favorite from the red-labeled can is now within your reach – homemade, tastier, and better for you! When I was growing up, soup can from a can with a red label. If we were lucky, that can of soup cost only 15 cents at the grocery store, at which time […]

Thursday Night Soup – Waste Less and Eat Well

Enjoy an easy dinner with Thursday Night Soup. It makes good use of whatever you have in the kitchen so that you waste less and eat well. I’ve been making soup from leftovers for a very long time. Ever since I read the book, A Feast of Soups twenty years ago. There are very few recipes that […]

Quickest Chili in the West – Slow Cooker or Stovetop

Looking for a quick, hot meal? How about a quick supper to give as a gift? I gotcha covered on both counts with the Quickest Chili in the West. Quick meals, especially those that can be made ahead, are the name of the game in these here parts. Whether it’s a crazy work schedule for […]

Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini

Stir up a bowl of comfort with this easy to prepare Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini. It’s delicious and chock full of fall harvest vegetables. Even though California doesn’t truly have the seasons in the same way the rest of the country does, we’re really good at faking it. I’ve noticed many trees nearby […]