Short Rib Borscht

The rich earthy goodness of roasted beets are the star of this hearty Borscht.  Braised beef short-ribs add an additional depth of flavor to this old-world dish.  Topped with a dilly sour cream and green on...

Cuban Black Bean Soup

  I find nothing quite as satisfying as a bowl of soup for a meal during the cold months of winter.  Bean soups have always been some of my favorites dishes, and this Cuban black bean soup is no exc...

White Bean Soup with Ham and Leek

There are as few things as satisfying on a cold wintry day as a white bean soup. The creamy texture seems to almost wrap you in a blanket of goodness. Incredibly hearty and yet light at the same time, the mil...

Roasted Squash Soup

Squash and garlic roasted together, topped with toasted sage leaves and browned butter, bring the taste of fall into this creamy soup. Surprisingly hearty, this autumn favorite captures the flavors of the sea...

Caldero de Gazpatcho con Camarones

Enjoyed in many regions of the world, this cold tomato soup is loaded with crunchy cucumber, creamy avocado, and succulent shrimp. This light, fresh, and spicy dish is just the ticket to cool you down on a lo...

Asparagus Soup

One of the sure signs that spring is just around the corner is the arrival of fresh asparagus in the market.  It is not that asparagus in not available other times of the year, but around the beginning of Mar...

Taking Stock

When it comes to adding extra flavor to your dishes, using stock instead of water is just the ticket. For making soups, sauces, or even to cook cous cous or rice, it is hard to deny the depth of flavor a brot...