Another Chicken Noodle Soup: Chicken Mami

  I know, I know.  You probably don’t need yet another version of chicken noodle soup.  We all already have our favorites, don’t we?  I have actually posted one of my go-to versions here, but I was feeling nostalgic for a soup I remembered eating as a child.  This version is not something my mother […]

Sunday Lunch: Spinach and White Bean Soup

  I’m considering starting a series for my blog.  I’ve been toying with the idea of sharing more of my quick and easy pantry dishes–tried and true meals–or something entirely different in which I commit to trying a new recipe from each of my cookbooks.  Because I’ll admit, I may be addicted to buying them […]

Wanderlust Strikes

  All the rain here in the SF Bay Area has dampened my attitude about spring…literally.  April showers?  More like April storms.  Mother Nature sure has a funny sense of humor. Since this damp, gray weather isn’t fostering much of a sunny attitude, I’m yearning to be on a beach somewhere–anywhere–to escape this gloomy atmosphere.  […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

A simple, hearty bowl of chicken soup was the order of the day after a flu virus attacked my unfortunate husband this weekend.  He’s better now, thankfully, and the soup gets all the credit for helping to banish the nasty virus.  Magic Soup, it’s called at Recipezaar, and so it is. The original recipe calls […]