Root vegetable bisque

March 9, 2012
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Spring is here. Last night at my house, I had the window open and perfume-like smells were wafting in continuously. The scents were as vibrant as if I had stepped into the middle of a flower patch. This soup is another thing that has pleased my senses immensely as of late. We’re still seeing root [...]

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Middle Eastern Lentil Quinoa Soup

November 2, 2011
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A few weeks ago I spent a long weekend by the beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast at Grayton Beach State Park. It was a perfect beach weekend, with warm days and cool nights. The sand was white and soft, the water was crystal clear, and the sunsets were amazing. My husband and I stayed at [...]

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Homestyle red lentil soup

October 19, 2011
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Happily, I’ve made a few changes lately that have enhanced my life.¬†First, I painted my bedroom a gorgeous color of aqua, which is a huge improvement from the blah-brown that it was. It may seem trivial, but it makes me feel good whenever I enter. One shift in my cooking lately – brought on by [...]

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Amaranth porridge with greens and miso soup

June 6, 2011
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Ah, breakfast. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for more diversity in my morning routine. If you’ve read the title of this post and have no idea what amaranth is, or if the photo above looks like something from outer space, don’t worry. It’s OK. What you need to know is that it’s [...]

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