Recipes

Chicken Soup For This Teacher’s Soul

I've always loved homemade chicken noodle soup. When I was growing up, this was a very frequent meal in our house. There were two versions: mom's and dad's. My mom used her homemade chicken broth, a bunch of vegetables and chunks of rotisserie chicken. My dad, on the other hand, used chicken bouillon powder, put… Continue reading Chicken Soup For This Teacher’s Soul

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

It's no secret how obsessed I am with everything related to fall. I love the leaves changing colors, putting on my favorite scarf, participating in all the special events (festivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving...) and anything pumpkin-related. Before I even knew about pumpkin-spice, pumpkins were already my favorite way to mark the start of my favorite season.… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

Recipes, Uncategorized

A Simple Nostalgic Bolognese

I grew up with the high standards of my mom's spaghetti sauce. Every year (as long as I can remember), she spends a full day making enormous batches of spaghetti sauce that will last us all year. I associate so many childhood memories to my mom's pasta. It was so simple, yet completely comforting. It… Continue reading A Simple Nostalgic Bolognese

Recipes

Asparagus, Broccoli and Pea Soup

It is no secret that we could all use more vegetables in our daily diet. I personally love most vegetables but, after a while, I get tired of salads and sides of vegetables. Soups are a good way to add variety. Vegetable-only soup are a good side dish, served with meat, cheese or any other… Continue reading Asparagus, Broccoli and Pea Soup