Better than medicine

Sometimes I think I should have named this the Blog of Ugly Food. Chilaquiles; Split Pea Soup; Baingan Bharta; and now Lentil-Sausage Stew. I last made this soup a few weeks ago, but I’ve spent the past three days huddled on my couch with the mother of all chest colds. While I’ve been eating little … More Better than medicine

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup For some extra flavor, feel free to add diced ham, lardons of bacon, or a hambone where noted below; otherwise, a sprinkle of smoked salt adds some depth to the flavor of a vegetarian soup. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium bunch carrots, peeled and diced (about 1 ½ cups) 1 large … More Split Pea Soup

Herbed Chicken Soup

Herbed Chicken Soup I don’t even know if it’s worth posting a recipe for this – chicken soup is pretty self explanatory. The keys to this particular soup are fresh herbs, parmesan cheese rind, and manfrigul: barley-like chunks of dried homemade pasta that cook up chewy and delicious. Make your favorite egg pasta, roll it … More Herbed Chicken Soup