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Cream of Celeriac Soup

Cream of Celeriac Soup

Cream of Celeriac Soup is a lovely, elegant, and astonishingly easy first course for a dinner party. Last year I wrote about celeriac, or celery root. I haven’t seen it all that often here, but I hope that, along with parsnips, it becomes popular again […]

Down’n’Dirty Chicken Soup

Down’n’Dirty Chicken Soup

When you plan for meals, you can fix a quick chicken soup in hardly any time, on a day you need a nice warm bowl of comfort. The other day, Rich and I had to unexpectedly deal with some family business – which required running […]

WIAW 132

WIAW 132

So New York was lucky, and Hermine did not hit us – not even in Post Tropical Storm levels. Instead, according to the National Weather Service, she “meandered” (their word, not mine!) out at sea, and eventually broke up, just sending us a little rain. […]

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

You know how, in my last post, I talked about obtaining good quality food and getting out of the way? Finding simple ways to cook it, and not fussing over it? This is not one of those recipes…

Lentil Soup with Pulled Pork

Lentil Soup with Pulled Pork

I’ve noticed that I have a bad tendency to give a basic recipe – such as Lentil Soup or Pulled Pork – and then airily wave a hand and say “And you can of course vary this in many ways!” Which is remarkably Not Helpful […]