Recipe Redux- Green Herbs in the Kitchen

Nettle- Some rights reserved by James Bowe

This month’s Recipe Redux asked us to use a green herb in a different way, or to highlight a rarely used herb. Nettles (Urtica dioica) are my favorite springtime herb, one that many people aren’t aware of as food, but I love in this Nettles Soup recipe. They are a bit like the season-vibrant, bitter, […]

Chicken and Dumplings

Soup with Dumplings- Gluten-Free
Without Xanthan or Guar gums

When the winds are blowing and my house might lose power, I make chicken and dumplings in my stockpot. Even when the storm is Hurricane Sandy, clear across the country. I make chicken and dumplings. Because soup is hot and wet, filling, comforting, a way of saying that all will be ok. Although Hurricane Sandy […]

Creamy Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Soup with Smoky Maple Pepita Brittle

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup with Smoky Maple Pepita Brittle

Burnished leaves of yellow, red and orange contrasting with the pine trees. Pumpkin fields scattered with orange orbs and children running from one to the next with squeals of joy. Scattered orange flags dropping from cedar trees soften the pathways through the woods on a walk with my dogs. Orange is the color of fall. […]