Category: Soups

Chicken Soup With Matzo Balls (The Quick Method)

Chicken Soup With Matzo Balls (The Quick Method)

Sometimes short cuts in cooking are needed and that’s totally ok. This is my chicken soup with matzo balls, the quick method. By “quick“, I mean faster, but it does not mean ready in 30 minutes. Many people love the idea of 30-minute meals, I […]

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

This is a new(ish) family favorite. Best part, it pleases all. My husband and I love soup and my kids love pasta. The marriage is perfect. This Tuscan tortellini soup is a fantastic slow cooker meal that is mostly effortless. A tomato-based soup is a […]

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash

I have always loved paprika. My first exposure to it was the light dusting on the top of my mom’s deviled eggs that she frequently made when I was a kid. To six-year-old me, paprika made the simple eggs look elegant. I liked that, even […]

Classic French Onion Soup

Classic French Onion Soup

This is not health food and there are no shortcuts; but boy is it worth it. French onion soup is probably my most favorite soup. It is an indulgence. I don’t eat it often and when I do, I want it to be worth it. […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Thanksgiving is so close I can almost taste it. All those wonderful, familiar, harvest comfort foods together on one table. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday by far, centered around what I love to do most: cook and eat. Thanksgiving first began in 1621 with a […]

Changemaker Series: NYC School Lunch Guru, Chef Bobo And His Tomato-Basil Soup

Changemaker Series: NYC School Lunch Guru, Chef Bobo And His Tomato-Basil Soup

My featured Changemaker this month is Robert Surles, more commonly referred to as Chef Bobo. Bobo is a New York City chef leading the charge in helping make and keep kids healthy. In 2002, The Calhoun School, my alma mater, hired Chef Bobo–previously the personal chef […]