Happy Solstice! + RECIPE: Cabbage Patch Soup

I’m glad the weather has decided to turn itself around and get back to spring normal because after those teasing days of 50-degree weather and pure sunshine in early March, the blizzard two Mondays back (and subsequent cold spell) was totally unappreciated. Thank heavens I had a flight out to sunny New Orleans the next…

A Hard Week + RECIPE: Tomato Fennel Soup with White Cheddar Crisp

It’s been a hard week my friends. A very hard, very long, and very emotionally taxing week for so many of us for so many reasons. Regardless of your feelings about Tuesday’s results, you probably have an opinion about who our next President is or our country’s response to it. Tensions have been high and…

The Best Month of the Year + RECIPE: Ham & White Bean Harvest Soup

I got my Thanksgiving Bon Appetit in the mail on Monday. Do you know what this means? It means it’s November. Already! Also known as every food lover’s favorite month. Also known as the month where we kick-off the holiday season. (Nope, I’m not ashamed of humming Christmas carols. Ever. Not even during the first…

All Whisked Up + RECIPE: Butternut Squash Soup

A couple months ago I was invited to be a part of a new fun group of Wisconsin-based food bloggers. Boy, has my foodie life changed since that day. For as long as I can remember, I have always had a nice rotation of 5 or 6 food blogs I read regularly. They inspire me….

RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower Soup

The days when you take an old, almost yucky head of cauliflower from your fridge and trim off the yuck and turn it into something glorious.  Those are the very best days. Days with a gentle snowfall and the discovery of a big ol’ tin of Swiss Miss with tiny marshmallows and a throwback vintage…