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Game Day Chili

January 31, 2013

This time, my seasonally-inspired recipe has more to do with football than garden bounty. The 49ers meet the Ravens for the Superbowl this Sunday in New Orleans. This crowd-pleasing chili is my go-to recipe for just such an occasion. It’s best made a day or so ahead, then reheated on the day of the game. […]

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Cauliflower Soup

December 5, 2011

Creamy purée of cauliflower soup garnished with shreds of fried Brussels sprouts and a drizzling of roasted garlic olive oil. Simple and delicious!

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Creamy Tomato Soup

November 22, 2011

When I’m mentally gearing up for a big Thanksgiving feast, I often don’t feel like cooking dinner. (Difficult to comprehend, I’m sure!) The other night, I made this simple tomato soup for the kids with some quick Big Cheese Twists since I happened to have some puff pastry in my freezer. Both are from The Cookbook for […]

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Minestrone Soup

October 1, 2010

This chunky vegetable soup can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Float a spoonful of basil pesto on top for a boost of extra flavor.

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