Archives: Soup

Halibut Cioppino – San Francisco Italian Fish Stew

Cioppino is considered an Italian dish, but actually was introduced in San Francisco by a Portuguese and Italian fisherman who settled in the North Beach back in the 1800s. The name gets its origin from chopping up the leftovers from READ MORE

Homemade Chicken Broth from your Sunday Roast Chicken!


For my anonymous posting friend whom I inspired to make a roast chicken, here is the chicken broth recipe. Thank you for writing and I’m so proud of you for giving it a go. See?! Not that hard, right? Who READ MORE

Homemade Roast Chicken Soup – with gluten free breadsticks from The Sensitive Baker


Waste not, want not. Chicken soup is an economical, no-guilt approach to efficiently using what’s left of your roast chicken.  Combined with kitchen staples such as fresh carrots, onions, and celery, this soup is always a crowd pleaser. It gets READ MORE

JC Recipe #1 – Leek and Potato Soup aka Potage Parmentier


It begins. I’m still laughing at the preparation that took place for what should have been (and is) a super easy soup to make. Those who know me well would appreciate my clumsiness. I don’t know if it’s because it READ MORE

George’s Catfish Bouillon


It feels like a hundred years ago that I was traveling across country with my step-dad, George, on a trip from Texas to Florida. It was actually February of 1993 and we stopped at this little Cajun restaurant in Louisiana. READ MORE

Yia-Yia’s Avgolomeno Soup (Chicken,Rice,Lemon,Egg)


Yia-Yia is Greek for “Grandmother,” and is also a little trivia about my heritage. My Yia-Yia makes the most wonderful dishes, quite effortlessly. One night I watched her cooking and wrote down her version of Avgolomeno Soup. It’s a traditional READ MORE