Ah, Ribollita…the Tuscan soup that’s a perfect antidote to winter. Hearty and robust, it’s packed with vegetables and day-old bread making it far more a stew than a soup. Its origins are precise. Its roots are in the peasant foods of Tuscany particularly in the […]
Category: Soup Making
If you live in the East, you’re experiencing an arctic blast of obscenely low temperatures. We’re so bundled up against the cold, not even the runners are out these mornings. There is a cure for the cold. And that of course, is a bowl of […]
In all honesty, I don’t know what possessed me to make this. Let’s face it, it’s not exactly a Gourmet discovery. And even if its genesis was a recipe I saw in Food and Wine Magazine, it’s a long way from their usual offerings. Nevertheless, […]
When you live in a food town like New York, you discover places all over the city that are worth a detour anytime you’re close to them. A recent doctor’s visit put me within two long blocks of the Sullivan Street Bakery. I am so […]
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in England these past two weeks on an incredible trip. I joined Cheese Journeys, a remarkable travel company that specializes in taking Cheese aficionados on in-depth Cheese Tours. We went from London to Wiltshire, Devon […]
Soup Making two ways….in a Rival crockpot and In the Cuisinart Blend and Cook Soupmaker and a recipe for really good tomato soup.
Can you guess which machine made this soup? The weather this winter has yet to cooperate. It has been so consistently mild that the warming pleasures of a bowl of homemade soup have almost seemed out of place. Not that I don’t appreciate not having […]