I believe every home cook needs a chicken soup recipe. Mine offers you a springboard of possibilities.
According to Italian lore, for good, luck eat lentils for the New Year. In the southern US it’s black eyed peas.
The French? The Polish? Your Jewish grandmother? Who can claim the stuffed cabbage roll as their own? Trick question! All of the above and more (or make it your own).
Sometimes your body sends you a message. It tells you when you need to eat cleanly. After the holidays, my body not only told me, but yelled at me. Winter Root and Squash Soup to the rescue!
Dishes with history, provenance and ones that create a memory the first time you try them are my favorite kind. Such was the case for my discovery of dried fava bean soup.
It’s chilled summer soup time! Gazpacho, Vichyssoise and Borscht are the most common. And for that reason, summer soups can be polarizing. Sad. Instead, try chilled zucchini soup. Cool, light, healthy and so, so refreshing. Happy!