Soups

“Cry no more” lentil & bone broth soup with parsley garlic oil

by ali

Two weeks ago,  our hearts were broken. Our amazing dog of 14 years, Bacon the incredibly insightful and sensitive pug, was finally released to the next realm. On November 9th of 2001, I adopted Bacon when he was a puppy of 8 weeks old. In truth, Bacon picked me, and I’m so grateful he did. At the breeder, […]

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Traditional French Recipe for Chicken Broth

by ali

I get sentimental when I cook. I think of friends, family, travels I’ve had and those trips I have yet to take. When I made this recipe, I dreamed of Paris. I have never been to Paris. Still, dreamlike sequences, snapshots from movies, from photographs combined with stories from friends about the foggy mist making […]

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Tortellini in Broth – Simple and Elegant Recipe

by ali

One of the favorites dishes in our household is also one of the most simple recipes we make. We start with a trip to “Italian Disneyland” otherwise known as Roma Italian Market, in Pasadena, which you can read about in detail on my other blog alilovesla.com You stand in line and blissfully taste the cheeses […]

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Fond Brun De Boef – French Beef Stock Recipe

by ali

I love Saveur Magazine. You should Buy it here because it will enrich your reading and culinary life and you will learn a LOT of in depth food history in addition to recipes and fun facts that make you salivate as you read. I read it, cover to cover on a monthly basis. Like the […]

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Silky Cauliflower and Chicken Broth Soup Recipe

by ali

I have begun experimenting with the many varied uses for cauliflower – we get a head or two delivered in our organic vegetable delivery every week. I have found that it is a wonderfully neutral base from which to build many different types of light but comforting dishes. We have done cauliflower puree in place […]

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Potato Leek Soup With Spinach Recipe

by ali

This recipe is easy, tasty and rich without any added cream or butter. Everyone who ate it asked if there was cream in it and were shocked to find there was none. It is the perfect addition of great chicken broth that makes it so creamy. We also added some shredded parmesan instead of the […]

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Basic Pork Broth Recipe

by ali

Tasty and delicious pork broth is a great starter for many soups and other recipes. Pork stock contain high levels of calcium and protein, suitable as a base for highly nutritious soups, dishes for growing boys and girls and people recovering from injuries. It also tastes awesome. Ingredients 1 lb pork bones – broken to […]

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Delicious Date and Radish Soup Recipe

by ali

This Recipe was contributed by our brother in law Jens from Germany while he was visiting over the Christmas Holiday. We had received a giant daikon radish in our Abundant Harvest organic vegetable delivery and didn’t know quite what to do with it. Jens found this recipe online and adapted it to make a vegetarian […]

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Rustic Pumpkin Gruyere Soup Recipe

by ali

A Fun and tasty pumpkin soup recipe using chicken broth and gruyere cheese that you can make right inside the pumpkin! Easy to make and really unique flavor compared to other pumpkin soups I have tasted. I adapted this recipe from a Bon Appetit recipe I found this fall, because I thought it lacked some […]

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Spicy Chicken and Leek Soup Recipe

by Scott

Late one evening I got suddenly hungry and had to go whip something up.  For some reason, I was feeling particularly inventive and so I decided to make a soup from scratch.  Thankfully, we have a ton of chicken broth lying around, so I got started. I wanted something brothy with chunks of chicken with […]

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