Monthly Archives: March 2010

81. Project Broth: Moroccan Lamb & Vegetable Soup

There's nothing like a houseguest who descends upon your home, cooler in tow, and announces she is going to make soup for you because she has to make soup. No nevermind to your carefully planned menu. No accounting for taste. … Continue reading

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80. Slow and Steady Broccoli Soup with Olive Oil

Crisp vegetables have their place–and that place is generally on a tray of crudites, not in soup. After my last sorta disappointing experiment with broccoli soup, I was eager to try a different technique that promised that slow-cooking the broccoli … Continue reading

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79. Eric’s Birthday Black Bean Soup

I am assuming that this was a good soup–it disappeared before I really got a chance to eat it. We brought it (in the Crock-Pot, natch) to our friend Eric's birthday celebration on Saturday night. A few folks asked for … Continue reading

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78. Time-Tested Taco Soup a la Crock-Pot

I've been making this soup for longer than I've been a mom of two. Got the recipe from a friend on a message board (remember those?) way back before Rhys was even a going concern. It calls for a couple … Continue reading

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77. Is it really Sopa de Lima if you forget the Lima?

Blame it on the Duchesse. After a few hours of steadily carousing with our dear friends Anne and Mark, I decided it was time to make some soup. Past time, probably, since it was past 11 p.m. already and we'd … Continue reading

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76. In Soviet Russia, Borscht eats YOU!

I'm not sure how this version of a not-particularly-funny catchphrase by a singularly unfunny comedian made it into my family's repertoire of Stuff That Always Cracks Us Up, but I'm glad it's here. (In Soviet Russia, system fights YOU! In … Continue reading

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75. Pea-licious Spring Green Soup

Soup doesn't get much greener than this; hence the name. Yesterday, it proved the perfect foil for grilled cheese sandwiches, enjoyed on the back deck for our official first outdoor meal of the year. Even made with frozen peas (which … Continue reading

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