Poached Chicken Noodle Soup

I’ve never poached chicken before, but holy cow, it is so easy! I’ll probably be adding chicken to every soup I make from here on out. The chicken also ends up being really moist and flavorful from cooking up in the chickeny juices. This soup is filling, cheery, and it cooks in about 30 minutes. To make chicken noodle soup, pour 2 quarts of chicken stock into a large pot, and bring it to a boil. Homemade chicken stock tastes … Continue reading

Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

Cauliflower is having a good year. After years of neglect, cauliflower steaks are all the rage. Roasted cauliflower florets with golden raisins are popular too. And now, here is a really delicious soup to round out your cauliflower consumption. I love it. It’s my first successful puréed soup! I got a beautiful cauliflower in my vegetable delivery. I wish I hadn’t put it all into the soup because it was so sweet. I could only nibble on the little pieces … Continue reading

Flavorful and Filling Split Pea Soup with Ham

When I was home for the holidays, my mom got me a HUGE ham bone from Honey Baked Ham. It had so much meat on it, I couldn’t believe it. Fortunately, I happened to have a bag of split peas in my cabinet that had been languishing without a purpose for most of their little lives. So split pea soup it was. And what a success it turned out to be! I have no real interest in having any type of … Continue reading