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, 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

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans

Is everyone as excited about fall as I am? To celebrate my favorite season officially starting this week, I picked the only recipe that made sense, based on its name only: Autumn Black Beans. Now don't ask me what makes these beans autumnal, I have absolutely no idea. Our good friend from Virginia sent me… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans