Tag: soup

A Summer Soup

Chowders are usually heavy soups perfect for cold, winter months to warm you up when the weather is frightful. This chowder, though, is light, a little sweet, and full of summer vegetables. I served it as part of my book launch tasting menu this weekend and it was perfect for a rainy, summer day spent […]

Leadership Academy Lunch

Image by foonus via Flickr Like I said before, I went to Leadership Academy for Alpha Chi Omega this weekend. It was a lot of fun, but also a lot of busy busy work and speakers. For each meal, we sat in a huge banquet room and enjoyed food together. On Saturday when we sat […]

Soups on-Recipe: chicken/green chile,potato

Soups on. Yesterday I made this soup and of course, today it tastes much better. My house is old and drafty and lacks insulation so I’m frequently craving a hot bowl of healthy goodness. My neighbor who got a new crockpot gave me a container of corn/potato/herb soup and I returned the favor with my […]

Recipe: Southwest Soul Vegetable Soup

I gave up meat for January so instead of my usual variation of chicken soup, I decided to attempt a vegetable soup. I didn’t even miss the meat. I realize that I have a Southwest soul because I like to put canned diced green chiles and salsa verde (green salsa) in almost everything! Southwest Soul […]

Fresh City

I just wanted to inform everyone of a great new restaurant in Herndon right near the Reston Town Center.  Fresh City, which apparently was based out of Boston, has opened its first DC location and I was really impressed with the food and the whole concept of a “fresh food marketplace”.  They just opened on […]