Soup

soup sundays: roasted poblano chowder

soup sundays: roasted poblano chowder

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter being in Greece for a week my husband was CRAVING spicy food.  There isn’t much spicy food in Greece.  The best we could find was in Croatia when we found red chili oil for our pizza.  Once we got home my husband was putting […]

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen my sister and I were little a common meal at our house was soup.  There was a restaurant growing up called the Chinese Palace.  We would go sometimes with our mom and dad for the buffet but they had this soup that was so […]

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen I think grilled cheese I immediately think tomato soup.  The two are classics that go so well together.  I already have a post for the two found here but I feel like you can’t go wrong with any version you make.  It is the dead […]

soup sundays: minestrone soup

soup sundays: minestrone soup

  If you have lived in the Detroit area you would have heard of Buddy’s Pizza.  Buddy’s Pizza is a “Detroit original”.  It has been around since 1946 and are known for their square pizzas.  I was first exposed to Buddy’s Pizza when I moved […]

soup sundays: creamy onion soup

soup sundays: creamy onion soup

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] went to college about as north in Michigan as you could go to a school called Michigan Tech University.  The school was smaller, located in Houghton, Michigan and was about a a two hour drive from my hometown. The population of the town is […]

soup sundays: greek avgolemono soup

soup sundays: greek avgolemono soup

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]rowing up in the UP (Upper Peninsula) we had this restaurant called Vango’s that was a Greek stye restaurant.  They had the BEST avgolemono soup.  Avgolemono soup is a lemon egg soup.  Beyond that it can take on a lot of varieties.  People add rice, […]

soup sundays: lemony lentil soup

soup sundays: lemony lentil soup

[dropcap]I [/dropcap]think I have stated I could eat soup any time.  It can be the dead of summer and 90 degrees out and I could have a bowl of soup.  My dad used to make my sister and I soup all the time when we […]

spaghetti sauce turned soup: 2 meals, one method

spaghetti sauce turned soup: 2 meals, one method

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter being gone for a week from vacation sometimes all you want is a home cooked meal. However, in my case, I had one day for that to happen before I was turning around to jet set again. I was working from home on our […]

middle eastern food from the midwest

middle eastern food from the midwest

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] grew up in a small town that had no diversity really, just lots of small town white kids at my high school.  I moved to Detroit over 10 years ago and I remember hearing the term Chaldean and I had NO clue what it […]

winter comfort – chicken noodle soup

winter comfort – chicken noodle soup

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]inter is coming…. every time I think of this I think of Game of Thrones.  However, as a Michigan resident that is our motto starting in October or November.  Fortunately enough this year hasn’t been bad.  50 and sunny is a treat in December compared […]