Soups & Stews

Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

0 by / on February 19, 2015, 7:00 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

My favorite way to end a winter day is with a hearty bowl of soup for supper. Every winter Mark and I discover a new favorite to add to our repertoire, and this year it’s this wild rice and mushroom concoction–thanks to Cooks Illustrated. With the abundance of shiitake mushrooms on our logs this year we had a half gallon jar of […]

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Spiced Carrot & Parsnip Soup

Spiced Carrot & Parsnip Soup

0 by / on January 6, 2014, 7:25 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

Instead of writing about various connections one could make about a new moon that coincided with the beginning of a new year, I’ve been taking care of chicks and clearing out broccoli, cauliflower, and bean plants from last year’s gardens. But still, I make time to cook up soups that warm me up when I come back inside. I’m also […]

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A Dozen Meals from One Thanksgiving Turkey

A Dozen Meals from One Thanksgiving Turkey

4 by / on November 29, 2013, 12:38 pm / in Celebrations, Farm Home Cooking, Food Preservation, Main Dishes, Preservation Projections, Soups & Stews

We paid a ridiculous (by typical standards) amount for our 18 pound turkey this year–a locally grown, raised outside, antibiotic and hormone-free and probably pretty happy turkey up until the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  I didn’t take any pictures of it, because I was too busy taking pictures of my granddaughters–like this one of Eden. ($81 if you are still stuck […]

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Hearty Turkey Garden Stew

Hearty Turkey Garden Stew

2 by / on February 9, 2013, 10:26 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

A faithful reader and friend saw this recipe on my former site and asked if I would re-post it.  So–here it is Allison–thank you for recommending I add it to this collection.  I loved the Brussels sprouts in this hearty stew, and have since used them in other stews and soups this winter.  It’s February, and we still have some […]

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Indian Spice Vegetable Stew

Indian Spice Vegetable Stew

0 by / on January 26, 2013, 9:13 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

If you are wondering whether or not Mark and I eat anything but stews and soups, let me assure you that we do!   But in the wintertime soup is fairly common fare.  I promise to branch out into other categories with my recipes soon.  Meanwhile, this hearty lentil/sweet potato/tomato/pea/spinach stew goes great with the Naan recipe posted last week. […]

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