clove onion

My husband is the main cook in our house, and he is working his way Mimi Thorisson’s wonderful new book A Kitchen in France: A Year of Cooking in My Farmhouse. One of the tips he loves and uses consistently, is piercing onions for stock or chicken soup with cloves. They add a richness and warmth […]


It’s still doesn’t quite feel like spring these past few weeks and last weekend when we were still trying to get warm after an early morning soccer game, we decided to make tomato soup and grilled cheese. We made this soup without cream by sauteeing a chopped onion, 2 carrots, 2 garlic cloves in olive […]

broccoli soup

Our friend Ariel makes the most delicious broccoli soup which our daughter inhaled, and keeps asking for. When I asked her for the recipe she said she wings it every time, depending on how much she has on hand, but here’s her very loosey-goosey recipe: Ariel’s Broccoli Soup Sauté 1 chopped onion and 1 large […]

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