Minestrone Soup

On a rainy Saturday in January, I tend to think of making a soup for lunch.  Today when I looked around my kitchen and pantry and saw the ingredients I had available, minestrone soup immediately came to mind.  When I think of minestrone soup I sometimes think of it as an “everything but the kitchen […]

Escarole & Bean Soup

Happy New Year! It’s been a busy couple of months and cooking dinner has had to be only three things: delicious, fast and healthy.  Easy enough, right?  Well, believe it or not it really can be when you enjoy eating fresh vegetables and cannellini beans as much as I do. One of my favorite dishes […]

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

There is a chill in the air in New York and for me that means there is soup boiling on my stove.  I find soups to be so easy to make for lunch, pairing them with a delicious sandwich or as a great starter to a heavier meal at dinner.  Instead of always roasting cauliflower […]

Mom’s Tomato Soup

A rainy summer day only means one thing to me, tomato soup.  I love tomato soup, let me just put that out there.  Actually, I love tomatoes.  I put them in almost everything I eat.  It is hard for me to understand why anyone would feel any differently about them but, just recently I was […]

Florentine White Bean Soup

Ahhh Firenze!  Who doesn’t love Florence, Italy and all of the beauty it offers us?  I was sitting on my couch about a year ago looking at a photo of the Ponte Vecchio (the old bridge in Florence) and started thinking about my time spent attending school in Florence.  During that period of time, I […]