Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth

Every time I make chicken bone broth I just kind of wing it. I decided to write down what I did this time. This one is a mish mash of different flavours that I have used for different broths over the years. I thought I’d…

Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

This recipe is based on a lentil soup recipe I found in Thug Kitchen: eat like you give a fu#K which I happened to flip through at a friend’s place. The “thugs” are an interesting couple whose mission is to verbally abuse you into eating…

Tom Kha Gai in the Slow Cooker

Tom Kha Gai in the Slow Cooker

I had chicken legs to use up and I wanted to make two dishes so I used the chicken thighs to make Tom Kah Gai in the slow cooker. I borrowed most of the recipe from this great Slow Cooker Tom Kha Gai recipe from…

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is hardy, nutritious and easy on the budget. I was reminded of this when I recently attended a Soup Sisters event here in Vancouver. If you are looking for a way to give back to your community in a way that has a…

Vegetable Dill Soup

Vegetable Dill Soup

I had a tonne of dill left over from making gravlax and gravlax cream cheese slather so I thought I’d make some vegetable soup for Souper Sunday…with leftovers for Meatless Monday, ha ha!

Pumpkin, Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

Pumpkin, Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

Percy the Pumpkin is the gift that just keeps on giving. So far he has been resurrected as delicious dog treats approved by both large and small breed representatives, melt in your mouth pumpkin mini scones, and now he’s about to make his debut on…

Chicken Bone Broth Vegetable Soup

Chicken Bone Broth Vegetable Soup

It got cold today, and it snowed, in Kitsilano, something is very wrong. Luckily, I had started making chicken bone broth yesterday, so I was prepared. I also had some veggies in the fridge that were looking a little sad, so I decided to make…

Bone Broth – Winter is Coming, Fire up the Slow Cooker

Bone Broth – Winter is Coming, Fire up the Slow Cooker

This recipe is based on something billed as “Better Than Botox Bone Broth.“

Souper Sunday: Borscht

Souper Sunday: Borscht

Borscht is messy and a bit time consuming to make but oh so worth it. I adapted Kitchen Parade’s recipe for Karelian Borscht (Finnish-Russian Borscht) by adding an onion, upping the garlic to 6 cloves and leaving out the sugar (I doesn’t need it). I…

Souper Sunday: Lentil, cabbage and bacon soup

Souper Sunday: Lentil, cabbage and bacon soup

This is a modified version of Mediterrasian’s Provencal lentil, bacon soup recipe. You can see the original here:  http://www.mediterrasian.com/delicious_recipes_lentil_bacon_soup.htm. My version uses 3 slices of bacon (I like bacon), 5 cloves of garlic (I like garlic) and 1 tsp of French Herbs and a bay…