Tag Archives: Soups and Stews

Soup Au Pistou

This is a delightful French summer vegetable soup that uses many of the July-August veggies for a flavorful, nutrition packed and colorful soup. You’ll add a heaping tablespoon of the French version of pesto (pistou) to each bowl as you are ready to serve. First make the Pistou: 1 large garlic clove, pinch of salt […]

Simple Mushroom Thyme Soup

The last two weeks, my husband and I ended up buying way too many mushrooms in our fridge. Maybe it was miscommunication, or maybe it was fate leading me to create this soup. Please forgive the lack of photographs- a technical error lead to the loss of all but the two featured images. The next time […]

Butternut Squash, Chicken Mole Enchilada Casserole

Chicken and Butternut Squash Enchiladas with Mole Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash 1 large onion 2-4 cloves garlic 1 T cumin 1 large skinless chicken breast 1 head of spinach 1 jar of Mole.  I like the 8.25 ounce glass jar of Dona Maria Mole with the yellow metal lid. About 4 cups chicken or […]

Gastronomic Shenanigans – Dairy Free, Creamy Curried Squash Soup

For those autumn days when the crisp chill enters the air, or those flat-out cold, blustery winter nights, this soup can put some warm back into your muscles.  If you are struggling with joint and muscle pain, consider adding a tablespoon turmeric to the soup, as it reduces pain by increasing circulation. Ingredients: 2 T […]

Chilled Pea Soup For Your Heat Wave Dining Pleasure

Walla Walla is painfully hot right now.  Last night, I did not want to turn on the stove or even consider standing in front of a hot BBQ.  I didn’t have the ingredients for gazpacho, and I didn’t want to make a smoothie for dinner.  So I rummaged through my fridge and found some fresh […]