Few things are better in the winter than a big bowl of hot soup (unless there’s a grilled cheese with the soup, which is better), and this easy Coconut Curry Chickpea Soup definitely fits the bill. The curry powder, coconut milk, lime juice, and brown sugar give it special flavor and sweetness, while the chunks […]
The snow is already falling here in New England, and for me that means soup, soup, and the occasional pot of chowder. If you’re tired of clam chowder (heaven forbid) you may want to try a classic recipe for simple fish chowder instead. In 1961 a young fan wrote to President John F. Kennedy asking […]
Summer just came and went, didn’t it? One minute I was breathing in the ocean air at Rye with my family and escaping the heat at a beer garden with my girlfriends in Brooklyn, and the next, I’m using the entire length of my arm to wipe the fallen leaves off my car in the […]
The saying is supposed to be “April showers bring May flowers,” but here in New England we seem to be permanently and annoyingly stuck on the “showers” part. It’s been a dreary spring, and I am tired of wet, grey skies. Unfortunately, this was the 5 day forecast as of last night: Heavens to Betsy.
I love corn muffins for breakfast…toasted, buttered, and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar… But I really love corn bread…hot from the oven, studded with jalapenos, and infused with sharp Vermont cheddar. Preferably next to a bowl of soup.
The weather last week was decidedly cooler (and wetter), so I turned to my favorite Spicy Black Bean soup recipe to warm things up – only this time I also added mushrooms. As a non-meat eater, I am in love with beans and mushrooms for their ability to thicken soups with rich flavor and texture. By pureeing […]
I have soup on the brain lately, so naturally I started wondering about the most famous of American soup companies. Campbell’s! In 1869, fruit merchant Joseph Campbell and icebox manufacturer Abraham Anderson decided to start a canning company in Camden, New Jersey. By 1877, the partners had separated and Joseph Campbell expanded the canning business […]