Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

The weather has decided that it wants to be cold, with blowing snow and just generally gross lately. It's been sunny on and off, so that's been good at least! Temperatures have been hovering around 0C, which theoretically isn't that cold (it is winter in Canada after all!). Although today it's -7C. So that's chilly. The wind. … Continue reading Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Summer Veggie Soup

Or the story of how I ended up making soup on a hot summer day... The warm weather streak has continued here in Vancouver, which made the Canada Day long weekend extra spectacular. We managed to see the fire works on Saturday night, got out to a farmers’ market on Sunday and went on a … Continue reading Summer Veggie Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup – Canadian Edition

I’m on a bit of a chicken theme here! We eat a lot of chicken in our house… and fish! I have some ideas for fish recipes, so stay tuned! Back to the chicken though! It started out as a bit of rainy, dreary Friday here in Vancouver (of course, as I'm typing this the sun … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup – Canadian Edition

Homemade Chicken Stock – Is it Worth it?

If you're a bona fide foodie (I'm still in training...) one of the signs is that you make your own stock - or so I'm told. I tried making my own chicken stock from scratch using my crock pot recently. I honestly found it to be quite finicky, even though I didn't have to watch … Continue reading Homemade Chicken Stock – Is it Worth it?