Soups

Moroccan Fish Stew

This Moroccan Fish Stew is Light and Full of Flavor. Whenever and wherever I travel, my favorite souvenirs are spices...

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Carrot and Ginger Soup

Hot or cold, this carrot and ginger soup garnished with toasted coconut can be served as a hearty appetizer or...

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Tapado Garifuna, a Caribbean Seafood Stew

Years ago I visited the coast of Guatemala. The Garifuna people, originally from Africa, have influenced the cuisine there by...

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Red Bean Puree Soup

My Maw Maw, Gladys Cocke Toca, used to make this soup for Sunday family lunch at her home. I always...

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Seafood Gumbo

It’s time to get out the gumbo pot and make a roux. My mom taught me everything I know about...

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Minestrone

I bet I know what you are thinking. Minestrone, a thin watery, tomatoey soup, with limp overcooked vegetables. Not this...

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Ya Ka Mein

The mysterious ya ka mein. When I am looking for comfort and something lighter after gorging on rich holiday fare...

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Smoked Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

What is your remedy to cure the day after Thanksgiving exhaustion? My favorite part of the Thanksgiving holiday is creating...

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Butternut Squash Soup

Cooking and sharing recipes and the table with friends is one of my favorite pastimes. My friend Cathy is a...

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Cauliflower Soup

This soup is one of my signature recipes and is known among my friends lovingly as “Powerful Healing Cauliflower Soup.”...

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Salmorejo Cordobes, Cold tomato soup from Spain

Instead of the usual gazpacho, this is a thicker, creamier, but without cream, cold tomato soup. This style of cold...

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Hatch Chile Verde Stew

I call myself a locavore and I prefer for the majority of the foods I prepare and consume to be...

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