Category Archives: soup

Secret Ingredient Gazpacho

Thanks to the Cleveland Culinary Launch Kitchen, food-focused small businesses are booming in Cleveland. Each week, new products are hitting the streets, all fueled by passionate cooks. CCLK is home to businesses offering luscious small batch jams,  hand-shaped bagels, and even the best popsicles you’ll ever eat. One of our favorite recent finds has to […]

Chickpea and Freekeh Soup with Harissa

My frenzy over freekeh continues. I only wish I’d known about this stuff sooner! Even just cooked and salted, I could eat this stuff by the bowlful. But the fun really begins when you start thinking of different ways to use it. Since we’re still in the winter temperatures,  I cooked up a whole package […]

Tempeh Lentil Soup with Freekeh

I know, I’ve brought up the topic of freekeh on my blog before, and I hope you’ve checked it out. But if you haven’t tried it yet, now you can take part in the Whole Grain Sampling Day!  Even that day might be new to you, as it was to me.  It’s a day set […]

Sausage and Chard Stew

    Thanks to the cooler weather, I’m happily breaking out the stews. Soups and stews are perhaps the most forgiving of  meals to prepare, and they are also wide open for creativity. Swap out the pasta for a prepared grain, or use beans instead of sausage. Of course, any green will work. Canned: Corn […]

More Chili than Not

This is one of those so-good-but-so-easy meals. I’m sure we can all make chili blindfolded, so I won’t go into much detail here. It’s two kinds of beans, chorizo, lots of veggies and a jar of Mexican tomatoes. Spice it up and and you’ll be all warm and satisfied. We topped it with a bit […]