Bowl of potato soup with cheese on top and crusty bread on a tray.

Are you ready for another soup.  Since it’s February it time for a new Soup of the Month!  This month I am showcasing Potato and Smoked Sausage Soup.  Since it’s still the winter season, soup is a great option for cold nights. The seasonal produce has not changed much since January.  We are still looking at Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, leeks and potatoes. Many people do not enjoy broccoli andRead More →

Navy Bean and Ham Soup

The first soup that I want to showcase for my Soup of the Month will be Navy Bean and Ham.  I chose this because I happen to have that ham bone left over from my New Year’s Ham.  This soup also includes protein rich legumes and kale.  It is a little difficult to find lots of in-season produce in January but there are a few varieties available.  Most common areRead More →

Pot of Soup introducing the Soup of the Month

Have you noticed how many people are creating a word of the year these days?  In the past I have contemplated doing this but somehow it just never sticks for me.  Maybe I’m just not committed enough.  Or I just have too many thoughts and ideas running through my head to focus on just one.  I have however been contemplating a “food” of the year for this blog.  After muchRead More →

Manhattan Clam Chowder

One of my favorite soups is Manhattan Clam Chowder.  Although we don’t live on the coast I am a fan of any type of seafood chowder.  Many people only try the New England Style Chowder which is a cream based soup.  Over the years I have moved away from the heavier types of soups in favor of broth based varieties.  In part, because I have family members who are lactoseRead More →