Soups

Moosewood: Black Bean Soup

The very first vegetarian cookbook I ever owned is Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home.  My sister gave it to me soon after my husband and I went vegetarian in 2003.  The first recipe that I made from it is on the very first page of the book, a simple, ridiculously easy black bean soup. I’ve…

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Colleen Week: Day 4 (Carrot-Ginger Soup and No-Queso Quesadillas)

Who says you have to have cheese to make quesadillas?  Hummus works great, too!  These No-Queso Quesadillas are from Colleen Patrick Goudreau’s The Vegan Table, in keeping with my theme for the week.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  They couldn’t be…

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Colleen Week: Day 1 (Brown Lentil Soup and Drop Biscuits)

Day 1 of my cooking experiment:  Brown Lentil Soup from Color Me Vegan.  (If you didn’t see yesterday’s post, I’m cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  Not exactly a recipe that is going to get me out of any cooking ruts (I make lentil soup a LOT), but it’s always nice…

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Red Lentil Soup and Bay Biscuits

Let me just say that this photo doesn’t do our dinner justice.  The family was hungry and ready to eat, and I just didn’t have time to get out the light box and take a decent photo.  But this food was GOOD.  The red lentil soup is from a recipe that I clipped from Vegetarian…

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Rosemary Red Soup (Feeding the Whole Family)

Oh my!  How gorgeous is the color of this soup?! This is another fantastic recipe from the cookbook Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair.  It is a red lentil soup that also contains beets, carrots, onions, and rosemary…a perfect winter combination.  I made this for the first time tonight and it was a hit…

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