Homemade Noodles for Soup

What says, “I love you,” better than homemade noodles in homemade soup? Nothing. Add these to your favorite soup and improve someone’s day. Makes 1 pound of thick, hand cut noodles – enough for a big pot of soup. 6. oz. AP flour 1 tbls. + 1 tps. butter 1/8 tsp. salt 2 whole eggs…

Stracciatella Soup with Spinach and Tortellini

When I was growing up, there were only a few things that my dad would cook (and only when the absence of mom necessitated it.) He would scramble an egg and pour it into bubbling Lipton instant soup, under the pretense of making it heartier. It wasn’t until I was an adult and reading cookbooks…

Carrot Top Soup

Get the most out of those farmers’ market carrots and make this summer soup. Serves 4-6 Adapted from Local Flavors 2-3 cups carrot tops (leaves) 6 small carrots 2 tbls. butter 3 tbls. white rice 2 leeks 2 sprigs of thyme 2 tbls. chopped herbs (marjoram or dill) 1 1/2 tsp. salt ground pepper 6…

Fresh Pea Soup

Do you have too much lettuce? Tired of eating salad? Well, this recipe is a creative way in which to use up lettuce. Forget any preconceptions that you may have about something called pea soup. This is so fresh and good. Don’t skip the mint. 2 large leeks, washed and chopped 2 tbls. unsalted butter…