Spiced Chestnut Soup

    Fall is here and certain flavors are starting to be used in everything from coffee to dish soap. Yes, I am speaking about the omnipresent Pumpkin Spice. It is everywhere. But it is not here. Nope. Not happening on this blog. But I know Fall is about so many other flavors. Like chestnuts. […]

Hatch Chile Meatball Soup

  When it comes to soups, I love mine chunky. Sure, a velvety Potato Leek Soup, or a Spicy Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup have their place, and are welcome on my dinner table. But I do love a soup with pieces of meat and vegetable floating around in the bowl, like this Hatch Chile Meatball Soup. My […]

Ramen with Choy Sum and Pork

A big bowl of ramen is such a beautiful thing. I wax poetic, but really, how can you not love a bowl of chewy noodles, unctuous broth, healthy greens and succulent meat? Not to mention a soft boiled egg, which when opened oozes a golden yolk , the texture like that of smooth custard.   The […]

Winter Squash Recipes Perfect for the Thanksgiving Table

So. . . good things have been coming my way lately. I feel very lucky, though I have worked long and hard to get here.  Now, along with my being a contributor to Zester Daily I have become a contributor to Mom.me! I hear you all saying “Yeah and what does that have to do […]

Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup with Kale

    Kabocha squash, also known as Japanese pumpkin, is my favorite winter squash. Ever since they became readily available in local supermarkets I have been enjoying them. But as much as I love them, it took my family a minute to jump on the kabocha bandwagon.   One Thanksgiving, about five or six years […]