Springtime is greentime in Seattle. And nothing says springtime better than this vibrantly fresh pea and mint soup from epicurious, via our friend Natalie. Bright, fresh pea flavors mingle with silky, flavorful swirls of chive oil. Add garlic-rubbed toasts for the perfect springtime dinner.
You know those days where you come home from work and you know you should work out, but all you want to do is eat something healthy and warming and then climb into bed with tea and cookies and a book, and fall asleep wrapped in the warm embrace of a hot dinner and a thick down comforter? This chicken noodle soup is for precisely those days.
Waste not, want not is the theme for this (healthy) rich winter squash recipe from the talented cookbook author Deborah Madison, published in Sunset Magazine. No parts of the squash go unused… The peels, seeds and pulp go into a pot of boiling water – along with some coriander seeds and peppercorns – to make the vegetable broth.
There’s something about fall in Seattle that brings out our love for soups. The bright, clean flavors of this miso-soy broth complement the richness of the wontons and the pleasing texture of the noodles. This super easy soup is perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Spring is nudging its little snout around the corner in Seattle, and whuffling at our door. We’re welcoming in the new season with fresh greens and warm broth – and this bowl of udon noodles has both.
Good gracious! This makes a spicy, tangy, enchanting broth with a rich umami flavor from the shiitake mushrooms and fish sauce. It’s reminiscent of something you’d find at a Vietnamese restaurant. The spice level is perfect – it makes you take notice, but doesn’t frighten you off. Plus it’s so easy to make. We found this on MyRecipes.com and modified it to suit our tastes…
Once you have the ingredients on hand, this soup is ridiculously quick and easy to make. The clean, clear hon dashi broth makes a perfect base for the rich threads of egg and the sweet, slightly crunchy snow peas. For the best experience, drink it from a warm bowl cupped in your hands.