Light & Luscious Leek and Potato Soup

This is magic soup because with minimal effort you get a big reward. Everything gets put in a soup pot with some water. Voila, after about 30 minutes of simmering, a cozy and deeply flavorful soup appears. Fresh dill compliments the creamy potatoes. A  splash of wine and a pinch of nutmeg give the soup additional layers … Continue reading

Creamy Fresh Pea Soup with Lime & Basil

  This is a creamy, dreamy, fast and easy pea soup. It’s made with frozen peas. They’re elevated to something quite fresh and lovely. White wine, basil and fennel give it a complex flavor. If you don’t love fennel, you can omit it with good results. But, it quietly complements the flavor of the peas … Continue reading

Thai Sweet Potato Bisque with Coconut Milk and Warm Spices

This is my husband’s favorite soup!  He starts requesting this as soon as fall arrives. It also receives rave reviews from my trusty taste testers at the hospital where I work. It’s a recipe makeover and slight departure from the more traditional bisques made with heavy cream and butter.  It’s healthy,  but you’d never know … Continue reading