Lentil, Chestnut Mushrooms and Amaranth Winter Soup

Click Here for a Print Friendly version To me, winter soups are brothy and warming. They contain a lot of items that last well in a pantry (lentils, beans, roots and grains), augmented with a few bright flashes of fresh vegetable for interest. Although it is currently autumn, I built this soup along those very…

Kabocha Squash Soup with Spiced Sunflower Seed Cream

For a printable version, click here! Yesterday it was 80 degrees, sunny and humid- this morning I huddled under the blankets for hours, trying to dare myself to creep out of bed and force my foot to make contact with the icy floor. So begins Fall in New England- abruptly. Say goodbye to days at…

“SOUPer” Orange — Turmeric, Mandarin Orange and Carrot Soup

Click Here for a Printable Version This is a soup to celebrate all things orange! The color brings together the warmth and heat of red and the blithesome yellow cheer. Orange is color near and dear to my heart- as my mothers favorite color growing up, it tinted the paint in multiple rooms, much of her…

Sour Japanese Knotweed Soup

Click HERE for a printable version For as long as I can remember, I’ve watched Japanese knotweed creep up and spread over the wetlands near my house. The species is invasive, and the city has through several different attempts to eradicate the plants and allow the native species to return- all of these attempts have been unsuccessful….