Soups & Sweet Treat 1.18.18

I hope that everyone had a wonderful weekend. The fresh snow, blue sky, and sunshine did wonders for me.

Vegetable Ramen in Miso-Ginger Broth… this broth is the perfect comfort food, especially for sore throats or winter blues. Ingredients: canola oil, ginger, scallions, carrots, butternut squash, white miso, sesame oil, soy sauce, veggie stock, udon Noodles, water chestnuts, bitter winter greens. 13. Per quart served w. Bread  vegetarian & vegan

Pasta & Meatball Soup…pasta and meatballs maybe one of my top five favorite things to eat- therefore this soup is in effect of my favorites.  Creamy tomato based broth with little meatballs and baby pasta!  Ingredients: broth – olive oil, onions, carrots, garlic, celery, diced tomatoes, kosher salt, pepper, and oregano.  Meatballs: ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs , Parmesan cheese, milk, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper  , the soup is finished with baby pasta.  13. Per quart served w. Bread  

Sweet Treat: lemon bars 2. Each

 

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Published in: on January 15, 2018 at 9:49 pm01  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 1.11.17

We survived!  What a stretch of arctic weather. Thursday will feel like a heat wave in comparison!

Lemony Carrot & Cauliflower Soup…this soup has a beautiful color and is full of things good for you-  Veggies, miso (fermented goodness), and lemon.  Although it is bursting with healthy ingredients it tastes rich and satisfying. Ingredients: olive oil, cumin, onions, garlic, local carrots, cauliflower, white miso, lemon juice, lemon zest, pinch of anch chili powder, kosher salt, pepper, and fresh cilantro. Garnished w. Toasted pumpkin seeds. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-Free

Classic Chicken Noodle….a favorite of many.  A rich, from scratch chicken broth with lots of noodles, some veggies and chunks of chicken. Good for whatever ails you!  Ingredients: chicken, bay leaves, bit of tomato paste, celery, carrots, onions, egg Noodles, kosher salt, pepper, and fresh parsley. 13. Per quart served w. Bread

Sweet Treat: Brownie Drops 1. Each

Published in: on January 8, 2018 at 9:49 pm01  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 1.4.18

Happy New Year!  Wow, what a cold spell!  I hope everyone is finding ways to stay warm and enjoying the beauty that this weather brings.

This weeks soups will be:

Chili Con Carne 

Eggplant Parmesan 

for details see 12/21post.

Sweet Treat: cowboy cookies. 1.each

Published in: on January 2, 2018 at 9:49 pm01  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 12.21.17

Thursday is the winter solstice. Take some time on the shortest day of the year to slow down and savor a bowl of soup.

I will be off the week between Christmas and New Year. Happy Holidays to all.

Reminder: If you would like a holiday gift certificate I will be delivering them along with soup on Thursday. They make a wonderful gift for co-workers, new parents, hard working families, teachers- you name it!  I deliver in the Burlington area.

Chili Con Carne…zesty, meaty chili!  Ingredients …canola oil, garlic, onions, rainbow peppers, ground beef, black beans, crushed tomatoes, tomato juice, chili powder, cumin, oregano, kosher salt, pepper, and fresh cilantro. 13. Per quart served. Bread. Gluten-free  garnished w. Grated cheddar & sour cream

Eggplant Parmesan Soup…yum!  Even those who don’t like eggplant like this. Ingredients: eggplant, olive oil, garlic, onions, celery, stewed tomatoes, tomato juice, oregano, basil, garlic croutons, Parmesan cheese, kosher salt & pepper. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian , can be vegan if specified. 

Sweet Treat: Lemon Melt-a-ways  1. Each  

 

 

Published in: on December 18, 2017 at 9:49 pm12  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 12.14.17

Snow!  Something about the first real snow of the season is magical. Travel safe tomorrow and enjoy the beauty.

Gift Certificates available- give the gift of a war, quart or two of soup delivered to someone special!

Pasta e Fagioli…a traditional pasta and bean soup full of creamy white beans, chunks of pork and small pasta. A thick and hearty soup. Ingredients : olive oil, porkloin roast, white wine, onions, garlic, carrots, celery, parsley, rosemary, crushed tomatoes, baby pasta, white beans, kosher salt and pepper. Garnished w. Parmesan cheese. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Gluten-free

Coconut Curried Winter Squash Soup…a creamy and comforting soup. Ingredients: butternut squash, canola oil, garlic, jalapeño, ginger, curry powder, coconut milk, lime juice, kosher salt, pepper, and cilantro. Garnished w. Toasted pumpkin seeds. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free. 

Sweet Treat: ginger cookies 1. Each. 

Published in: on December 11, 2017 at 9:49 pm12  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 12.7.17

Hello December!!!  This weeks soups are my way of welcoming the shortest days and longest nights of the year. The color of the corn chowder is reminiscent of a winter sunset- when the sky glows orange and pink. The classic Greek “egg soup” makes is soothing and warm.

Corn and Roasted Red Pepper Chowder…puréed roasted red peppers give this soup an amazing depth of flavor and a beautiful color. Ingredients: canola oil, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, Yukon gold  potatoes, veggie stock, coriander, bay leaves, corn, light cream, roasted red peppers, cilantro , kosher salt and pepper. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian, Vegan (minus light cream) & Gluten-Free

Greek Avgolemono Soup w. Greens …classic Greek soup made with chicken stock, lemon, dill and thickened w. Eggs. Ingredients: chicken stock, orzo, greens (escarole, chard or spinach) , eggs, lemon juice, fresh dill, kosher salt and pepper. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. 

Sweet Treat:  Gooey Oat Bars – think oats, coconut & chocolate. 2. Each

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Soups & Sweet Treat 11.30.17

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. This weeks soups are lacking in Thanksgiving “flavors” and are comforting, healthful AND delicious!

Holiday Gift Certificates are now available.

Sausage, Cabbage, and Root Vegetable Soup…French-style full of things good for you!  Ingredients: olive oil, mild local Italian sausage , onions, garlic, carrots, turnips, celery root, Yukon gold potatoes, green cabbage, chicken broth, tomatoes, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, kosher salt, and pepper. Garnished w. Parmesan cheese. 13. Per quart served w. Bread

Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup…one of my more popular vegetarian options and a favorite of lentil lovers!  Ingredients:  canola oil, garlic, onions, celery, carrots, lentils, tomatoes, chickpeas, tomato juice, curry powder, cumin, coriander, coconut milk, basmati rice, fresh cilantro, kosher salt and pepper. 13. Per quart served w. Bread 

Sweet Treat: Oreos 2. Each

Published in: on November 27, 2017 at 9:49 pm11  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 11.16.17

This weeks soups are….

Classic Chicken Noodle…. a classic cure all!  Ingredients: Broth-canola oil, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, parsley stems, peppercorns, bay leaf, whole chickens, water. The Finish: egg noodles, celery, carrots, chicken, kosher salt, pepper and fresh parsley. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. 

Hot-And-Sour Soup…full of flavor and various textures. Ingredients : cloud ear mushrooms, lily buds, veggie stock, firm tofu, shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, ginger, cornstarch, rice vinegar, soy sauce, eggs, scallions, sesame oil, kosher salt and pepper. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian, Vegan – if specified. I will leave eggs out. & Gluten-free. 

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies. 1. Each. 

Published in: on November 13, 2017 at 9:49 pm11  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 11.9.17

We have entered the dark time of year. Time to find light where we can and savor the simple things. I hope my soups help brighten the beige days of November.

Three Bean & Beef Chili…classic Tex-Mex chili loaded with peppers, beef, and beans. Ingredients:  local ground beef, kidney beans, black beans, pinto beans, onions, peppers, garlic, cumin, chili powder, Mexican oregano, diced tomatoes, lime juice, kosher salt, pepper, and cilantro. Garnished w. Tortilla chips & grated cheese. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Gluten-Free

Baked Potato Soup…I start to crave Potatoes in the fall. There is something about their earthy taste and creamy texture that I find grounding. My favorite way to eat Potatoes is loaded with all kinds of fixings- this soup is a testament to that. Ingredients: canola oil, garlic, onions, celery, Yukon gold & russet Potatoes, veggie stock, onion powder, garlic powder, sour cream, light cream, kosher salt & pepper. Garnished with: bacon, grated cheese & scallions. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian (minus bacon garnish) & Gluten-Free. 

Sweet Treat: Chocolate Cupcakes w. Chocolate Frosting. 2. Each

Published in: on November 6, 2017 at 9:49 pm11  Leave a Comment  

Soups & Sweet Treat 11.2.17

I hope everyone made it through the wind storm last night. Wow!!!!

Roasted Tomato & Rice Soup… an amped up version of tomato & rice soup. Deeply flavored , creamy smooth, and garnished w. Crunchy croutons. Ingredients: roasted tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots, celery, sun dried tomatoes, tomato juice, fresh basil, white rice, sharp cheddar, kosher salt & pepper. Garnished w. Croutons. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Vegetarian & Gluten-Free (minus garnish)

Chicken Pho….this is my version of pho. While not authentic it is delicious. A richly flavored broth, juicy shreds of chicken, a tangle of rice noodles and lots of garnishes. Ingredients : Soup Broth: onions, ginger, chicken, star anise, cardamom, coriander seeds, fish sauce and rice noodles. Garnishes: bean sprouts, Thai basil, lime wedges, cilantro & chili-garlic sauce. 13. Per quart served w. Bread. Gluten- free

Sweet treat: chocolate chip pecan cookies. 1. Each

Published in: on October 30, 2017 at 9:49 pm10  Leave a Comment