It’s finally here! Halloween! The excitement here is not over candy or costumes, jack-o-lanterns or trick-or-treating. It is over this family tradition – Witches Brew (Quick Bean Soup)! This soup has been a Halloween tradition in my family for more than 50 years. As kids, my mom began serving this to us on Halloween – [Continue Reading …]
This soup is a family tradition. As a child, my mom served this every Halloween – and called it ‘Witches Brew’. It is such a delicious tradition, that every Halloween – it is now being served by her grandchildren around the country. No doubt – it will be served in the homes of her great-grandchildren – for whom it is now an official part of Halloween. . . it’s that good.
There is nothing like a bowl of soup after a long day. A good bowl of soup not only feeds the body, but the soul as well. Filled with apples, sweet winter squash, coconut milk, cinnamon and curry, this soup is as comforting as a warm blanket. I love this soup for many reasons, not [Continue Reading …]
This soup works best with a dense, sweet winter squash – such as butternut or sweet meat.
A perfect rustic soup. Meatballs, slices of carrots and celery, tomatoes, pasta – all in a flavorful beef broth. Comfort in a bowl.