Fresh Green Pea Gazpacho

Gazpacho in essence is cold soup. Traditionally found made from tomatoes. I say, ‘step aside, tomato – here comes green peas!’ Nothing says spring like peas – add other items like mint and honeydew melon (and even a little heavy cream) and you have a light, but flavorful spring soup. Now, if the temps would…

Guiness & Dubliner Cheese Soup

St Patty’s day is soon upon us and what screams Ireland more that Guinness and Dubliner Cheese?  Answer is easy – Nothing!!!  Many years ago, in the early 2000’s, I took an amazing trip with my cousin to Ireland.  Two young women driving around in rental car, on the wrong side of the road (and…

Easy Chicken Dumpling Soup

I consider this a great cheater recipe.  One that can easily be made on a weeknight and still be in bed in time for a good night sleep.  The base is going to be the same as other chicken soups, but the dumpling is really the cheater part of it.  Instead of making your own…

Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

We have had peaks of a little warmth over the last month, but mother nature is surely telling us right now that it is still winter.  What was needed was something that would warm from within and this soup was it! I am excited when I get to use my immersion blender – it made…

Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

There is just something about when I get to turn the calendar month to September and the temps begin to drop and the leaves start to turn beautiful colors that makes me soooo excited to cook anything that screams fall. One Sunday evening, that anything became Butternut Squash and Apple Soup. I will admit, I…