Tag: soup

Beer Cheese Soup

Though I am already missing summer, we are enjoying the beautiful autumn weather and the changes to the landscape that come with it. This past week, we took our dogs for a long hike to New Glarus Woods State Park, which is about a 45 minute drive southwest […]

Caldo Michi

My father is from Michoacán and this is a soup from his home state and I guess mine as well, in some way. I remember him talking about fishing in one of the largest lakes in México: Pátzcuaro. I also remember him coming back from visiting family with […]

Cream of Spinach Soup

As the wind chill temperature continues to drop, I thought I’d make a recipe from a place we often enjoy in the summer: Lake Superior’s North Shore. This soup is one of many delicious soup recipes included in The Gunflint Lodge Cookbook, by Ron Berg and Sue Kerfoot. […]

Sopa de Albóndigas

I’ve always loved good food.  My mom made sure I tasted something delicious every day, no matter how humble the meal.  But I first started cooking “on purpose” when I began watching the Food Network.  Along with Sara Moulton’s Cooking Live (a fellow University of Michigan alum), I […]

Caldo Verde

We had our first snow of the season today.  It wasn’t much, but it was a nice reminder of what is to come.  Our puppy, Russell, didn’t know what to do with it so, of course, he started eating it. But it is still Fall in this part […]


As I mentioned in an earlier post, we were without a kitchen for a while.  During that time, I had the chance to read through many of the recipes I’ve saved and cookbooks I have used. One of my favorite cookbooks is Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything […]