Slurp and sip our favorite purees, stews, and broths.

The Gift of Homemade Chicken Stock

Posted February 1, 2015

I bet you think this is going to be a story about chicken stock. Don’t be silly. Just because you see pretty images of carrots and fennel and onions and celery and actual chicken stock doesn’t mean I’m going to…

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Roasted Pumpkin Soup in Baby Squash Bowls

Posted October 24, 2014

Let’s just say I’ve fallen for pumpkin this season — not the canned stuff or the latte syrup (though they have their place, no doubt), but instead, I’m cooking every style of gourd and shape of squash imaginable. And now…

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Cornbread Dumplings on Beef Bean Chili

Posted April 9, 2014

As a southern girl currently abroad, Tara’s recipe makes me a little homesick, and a LOT hungry. Hearty chili and cornbread are a classic pairing – but cooked like this you’ve got ease, gorgeous presentation, and a truly complete one…

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Fog Linen Apron and Harissa Chili

Posted February 18, 2014

I have always believed that donning an apron was the ultimate form of commitment to a dish or meal. When the apron goes on, the gloves come off, and it’s time to get intimate with food. Gayle, one of our…

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Asian Turkey Noodle Soup

Posted February 17, 2014

Soup is a seriously under appreciated food group, which is really a shame; after all, it’s both nourishing and hydrating, and you get to nurse a big, hot, bowl.  I think a major factor in the soup drought is fear…

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Chestnut Soup

Posted January 8, 2014

Oh my winter weather amazingness. One moment, it’s snowing pounds of fresh white stuff. The next moment, it’s frozen. And then suddenly, it’s warm as spring and we’re melting in thick sweaters. But, really, there are far worse things. We…

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Parmesan Broth with Tortellini

Posted January 1, 2014

This unusual but light recipe is inspired by the leftover bits from Maggie’s perfect cheese plate. Instead of throwing out a perfectly good rind, use it to impart distinctive flavor to a clean tortellini broth. For more cheesy leftovers, check…

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