Leek, Chicken Sausage and Split Pea (or Lentil) Soup

Easy Grains Pasta Recipes Soup

This hearty soup was quite satisfying. It’s a Katie Workman recipe that was printed in the  Louisville Courier-Journal (thanks, mom-in-law). Read more

Curried Tortelloni Soup

Easy Fast Pasta Recipes Soup

I tried this recipe on a whim a few years ago, not completely convinced my husband would like it. He isn’t a big fan of curry powder. But he loves this, helped in no small part, I suspect, by the peanut garnish. Read more

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Easy Mexican Recipes Soup Vegetables

We like this soup a lot, and don’t care that it doesn’t resemble most tortilla soups. My sister’s, for example, is a spicy tomato broth to which chicken, cheese, tortilla chips and other items are added. It’s tasty. Applebee’s version is very cheesy and smooth. Also tasty. But we love our veggies, so this hearty (and mild for the hubby) version is perfect for us. Read more

Side of Summer Bounty

Easy Kid-friendly Recipes Vegetables Vegetarian

The giant yellow squash was sitting on my counter, goading me. “Your sister gave me up for you,” it seemed to say. “Do something with me already.” She just didn’t want you, I thought. You were superfluous. Read more