We often have leftover chicken sitting in the refrigerator. So, I’m always looking for new ways to use it. While rummaging around, I also found spinach, a couple carrots, some celery and — gasp — even gnocchi all of which were begging for a play date. Continue reading Chicken and Gnocchi Soup→
In my early years of cooking, potato soup was pasty and flavorless. Thankfully, we live and learn. This soup, modified slightly from Cooks Illustrated, is full of flavor and can be as smooth or chunky as you like. Continue reading Potato and Leek Soup→
A cold, damp morning of a busy day calls for a large pot of chili that is filling, doesn’t take all day to make, and feeds a construction crew. As if that weren’t compelling enough, it can be made in one pot, making cleanup a cinch — even for folks like me who have a particular talent for destroying kitchens in a flash.