While Thanksgiving might have come to an end, the opportunity to post those delicious side dishes that I had the fortunate excuse to bake has not. Now my Dad might be a stickler for the basic, traditional, mundane dishes. I was nervous for the first time this year, to switch it up a bit. But I dove in and took the chance as our table grew this year, with both sides of the family, along with friends! It really was a great Thanksgiving having everyone together.
One would have thought this winter was coming to an end, but unfortunately not yet. So what better to warm up with, than a bowl of soup. I was at Costco a few days back and purchased one of those ridiculous size bags of broccoli thinking I could make a soup with this or something. [Read more…]
Whenever I spot those containers of butternut squash already peeled, cored and cut into squares in the produce sections, I begin to think about butternut squash soup. Those already cut vegetables make building this soup rather easy. Although the snow storm seemed to miss us this past weekend, it did leave behind a rather cold wind storm.
Wow, the temperatures on the East Coast sure have gotten colder, especially after returning from a warm climate vacation. My body is still in shock despite turning up the thermostat and layering my clothing. So what to do next, I turned to soup. Have you ever been La Madeleine’s and had their tomato basil soup?