Kevin’s Carrot-Ginger-Orange Soup

009I served this soup as the first course for a dinner party last Saturday, and everybody loved it. They loved it so much, in fact, that after seconds and thirds were offered and accepted, there was no soup left in the pot. Not to worry -- I made another batch today, so that you can taste it, too! Here's the recipe: Read more »

Cannellini and Ham Soup

016I made this glorious soup the other day, and it warmed every sinew of my winter-weary soul. It's garlicky, smokey, and herbal. It's also easy to make -- a soup pot is the only special equipment you'll need! Read more »

My Best Chicken Stock

037We're in the midst of a ferocious blizzard here. With more than 12 inches of snow on the ground, I'm officially house-bound. But neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can keep me from making my favorite chicken stock! Read more »

Brown Rice, Lentil, and Kale Soup

IMG_0016This soup plays all the right notes for me. It's healthy, hearty, colorful. It's beautifully perfumed. And if you think it tastes great on day one, well, it's even better on days two and three! Read more »

Lettuce & Basil Soup (GF)

IMG_5601I SERVED THIS GARDEN-FRESH SOUP for the first-course at a small dinner party last Saturday. The soup was a big hit. I know it was a big hit, because my partner Will and our guests Robert and David all asked for seconds. And then they asked for thirds. Read more »

Leek & Potato Soup (GF)

IMG_8995WBSNOW, SNOW, AND MORE SNOW: Yesterday, winter storm "Pax" dumped two feet of white on my Hudson Valley region. Thus I'm officially house-bound. To warm my body, I lit a fire in the parlor fireplace. And to soothe my soul, I prepared a pot of Leek and Potato Soup. Read more »

Kevin’s Caramelized Butternut Squash Soup

IMG_6036I LOVE THIS BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP. It's a blissful brew of caramelized squash, smokey bacon, savory thyme, and smooth sherry, all blended to perfumed perfection. It's delicious for breakfast. And lunch. And dinner. I often serve it as the first course for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. Everybody loves it! Here's the recipe: Read more »