Is it spring yet? Or is it still winter? Our weather here in the Willamette Valley is keeping Eugene on its toes. My garden’s mini daffodils are finally in bloom, and I see more varieties pushing through the earth. This would mean its spring, right? And yet- we just had snow flurries on Wednesday! These [...]
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Eugene has been going through a cold and wet weather snap. Oh that’s right, I almost forgot… that’s called Winter. Weather has reared its head and will no longer tolerate mearly being a part of the background. Our antidote of choice- soup. Roasted vegatable soups are a nice hand in hand compliment to feelings of [...]
I’ve enjoyed watching the food blog collective come to the realization that soup weather is indeed here. I came to this realization the same weekend I tried to make gummi candies. Making gummies and Oregon’s rainy season do not mix. My grapefruit sours turned into jelly blobs overnight! Bah, so much for the power of [...]
I’ve been recently enjoying including soup in my diet more. It makes a perfect home from work snack that takes the edge off of my early evening food needs. Given how easy it is to buy good stock now-a-days (I prefer the Imagine brand above all others) having great soup on hand at home is [...]
This is a nice indulgent soup, perfect for my cold Monday night. Based on a recipe found in The Best American Recipes 1999, it strikes me as a kicked up tortilla soup. It has spice, but isn’t hot. If you feel like you really deserve it, serve this in a toasted bread bowl.