Vegetable / Chicken and Rice Peasant Soup

cooking for a crowd, kid-friendly, comfort food, vegetable, chicken and rice peasant soup

Comforting soup packed with vegetables, rice, and (optional) chicken. When I get knocked around a little by life, I head to the kitchen to make soup or to bake. I'm convinced that soup, cookies, and cake are the original comfort foods, not just as hugs from my own childhood, but from all the generations of women in my family that cooked in kitchens before me. I made this soup last week for a ...

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Cabbage Cups

cabbage cups filled with sweet potato puree, rice, leeks, and pepitas recipe

Cabbage cups filled with a sweet potato purée and a rice pilaf mixed with crispy leeks, raisins, and pepitas. First the exciting news. Are you sitting down? A few days ago I entered a twitter-based contest to be signed by a literary agent to write a cookbook. The Lisa Ekus Group is running a contest called "So You Want To Write A Cookbook?" to find new literary talent, American Idol style. Everyone had three ...

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