Smoky Split Pea with Portobello Mushrooms

The last few days of Winter are dragging by. The forecast for the next 10 days is finally showing a few sunny days, though it still won't be warm yet. And by warm, I mean above 70 degrees. Soon it will be too warm for soup, so I made a large batch today. It probably … Continue reading Smoky Split Pea with Portobello Mushrooms

Split Pea Soup

We almost always have a mason jar or two filled with dried split peas in our house. It's a very easy recipe to make, and it's so good on those cold, windy days. It's a hearty little bowl that's chock-full of vitamins and protein. Here's how I made it. Ingredients: 2 cups dried split peas, … Continue reading Split Pea Soup

Carrot & Red Onion Soup

Winter. It just calls out for soup. Especially if the winter winds bring you more than just flushed cheeks and frozen eyebrows. Yep. I'm talking about Acute Viral Nasopharyngitis. Otherwise known as 'the common cold'. My wife came down with a cold last week, and she's been dealing with a lingering sore throat ever since. … Continue reading Carrot & Red Onion Soup

Potato & Broccoli Soup

This recipe is one my wife came up with during the Super Bowl a few Sunday's ago. She even took pictures for me during each of the steps. And, to be truthful and put credit where credit is due, she is the one I learned how to find random ingredients and make something wonderful. Years … Continue reading Potato & Broccoli Soup