Corn and Three Onion Chowder with Roasted Hatch Chiles

This corn and three onion chowder came about because I’ve been cooking more with leeks lately. It was definitely soup weather and a chowder sounded perfect to me. I had some corn in the freezer, as well as some roasted Hatch green chiles. I also had some leftover steamed sauteed potatoes so I used those up […]

Cauliflower Cheese & Beer Soup

I have made cauliflower soup many times and I’ve made cheese and beer soup several times, and plain cheddar cheese soup as well. The other night it was cold here and I wanted soup again.  I’ve already made one batch of vegetable soup from Thanksgiving’s turkey. But I wanted something heartier this time. I spotted […]

Easy Sausage, Potato and Cabbage Soup

It’s gotten chilly here and my eldest was feeling poorly. She was staying here earlier this week while some work was done at her apartment and asked if I’d make some vegetable soup one evening. I made a version of chicken soup with rice, skipping the chicken and adding some sliced zucchini because I have […]

Potato Soup with a Kick

I picked up a copy of The Homesick Texan’s Family Table at the library the other day. Just reading the names of the recipes was making me hungry! It’s includes sections for breakfast, starters and snacks, salads and sides, chilis, soups and stews, main dishes, sweets and accompaniments (stuff like salsas and pickles).  Her Buttermilk […]

Escarole and White Bean Soup

This simple Escarole and White Bean Soup tastes fantastic even though you just use water for broth. It’s also filling and nutritious. Escarole is a lettuce from the chicory family. I originally looked for it in the “greens” section at the grocery store but found it over by the lettuces. The original recipe for this […]