Sweet potato and chickpea soup with spinach and harissa peppers

Do you ever just all of the sudden think of an idea for a recipe? No looking online at other blogs or trying to be creative. The recipe just exists in your head like it’s something you’ve been cooking for ages. That is how this recipe came about. I made it just how I saw… Continue reading Sweet potato and chickpea soup with spinach and harissa peppers

Garden vegetable curry in a hurry

One night I had a lot of vegetables from my garden and needed to eat them all before they went bad. I had eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and peppers and was feeling tired of making Italian inspired dishes with those ingredients. Having some potatoes and onions on hand, I thought I’d make a quick curry. It… Continue reading Garden vegetable curry in a hurry

Collard green and farro soup with sausage

On a recent trip to the library, I found what may be my new favorite cookbook. It’s called Greens and Grains by Molly Watson and is full of recipes for ….. greens and grains! Since we have a lot of kale, collard greens and swiss chard planted in the garden, we have a ton of… Continue reading Collard green and farro soup with sausage

Chicken and cheese tortellini soup with swiss chard

I love soup. It’s so warm, comforting, and depending on the soup, quick and easy to make. I particularly love this soup because it’s all of those things. Using the rotisserie chicken is a big short cut on time but not on flavor. I made this the other night because 1) I wanted a quick… Continue reading Chicken and cheese tortellini soup with swiss chard