Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

This is a soup I have only made for my friends once, which, at the end of a long soup season, feels like the soup equivalent of a couple that’s been married for fifty years discovering something new about each other. I wrote this recipe for the cookbook at the start...
Farmer’s Market Pistou

Farmer’s Market Pistou

I love Provençal food. I learned this when I was in the South of France doing my internship for culinary school (called a “stage” en Français) and would hike – no joke— on the side of a highway on my days off to the neighboring town and eat in the restaurants with all...
Alabama Summer Garden Soup

Alabama Summer Garden Soup

My husband and your soup delivery driver, Garth, is from Alabama. In our seventeen years together, a common touch point to family and finding a sense of home in his hometown has most often taken place during the sweltering summer. I’m from Florida, so was accustomed...
Spring Minestrone

Spring Minestrone

I bet you haven’t eaten a cooked radish, huh, with their greens… Or ramps? Well, you’re in for some new experiences, then, as I take you on a tour of some of my favorite spring produce in this week’s soup! When cooked, radishes lose their zip and take on a yielding,...
Asparagus, Dill + Lemon Soup

Asparagus, Dill + Lemon Soup

I don’t know why, but the only common soup that features asparagus – another outstanding spring veggie worthy of soup celebration – is puréed! (If you don’t believe me, Google “asparagus soup” and see what comes up.) Puréed soups are the least interesting kind, in my...
Seattle Springtime Lentil

Seattle Springtime Lentil

You know those days when you wake up and a chill is in the air but the sunlight is starting to stream through your blinds? Those perfect early spring days when warmer weather is yawning and stretching before us, like the daffodils? It reminds me of when I was...