Soups & Salads

Kris' Texas Red

Kris’ Texas Red Chili

Well, I must say, I’m a bit partial to Kris’ Texas Red Chili, because, well, it’s my recipe!!  I’ve been playing around with this…

Pozole Rojo (Pork and Hominy Stew)

Pozole Rojo (Pork and Hominy Stew)

I can honestly say Pozole Rojo (Pork and Hominy Stew) would be in the top 5 of my all-time favorite things to eat.  …

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Is there anything more satisfying or comforting that a piping hot bowl of French Onion Soup?   I’m pretty sure there isn’t.   This…

Italian Tuna and White Bean Salad

Italian Tuna and White Bean Salad

This Italian Tuna and White Bean Salad is so refreshing and just delicious.   The fact that it’s healthy is another bonus.   Look…

How to Make Matzo Ball Soup

Matzo Ball Soup

Matzo Ball Soup has been a favorite of mine ever since I moved to New York City in the late 80s.  I just started…

Pho (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

Pho (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

Pho (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) is incredible.   It all starts with an amazing slow simmered chicken stock.   And then the wonderful fresh…

Cream of Mushroom Soup

How to Make Cream of Mushroom Soup

This Cream of Mushroom Soup is absolutely the most satisfying soup you’ll ever try.  Not too overly creamy.  It’s all about the mushrooms here!…

Portuguese-Style Clam Chowder

Portuguese-Style Clam Chowder

We just love the cream-based New England Clam Chowder, but we also really love tomato-based clam chowder. Portuguese-Style Clam Chowder is incredible.  This recipe…

How to Make Beet Salad with Burrata

How To Make Beet Salad with Burrata

How To Make Beet Salad with Burrata shows you how incredibly easy it is to make one of the most delicious salads of all…

Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)

Panzanella (Tomato and Bread Salad)

Panzanella (Tomato and Bread Salad) is the perfect warm weather salad, especially when tomatoes are in peak season.  Panzanella is a Italian dish originating…