Category Archives: LUNCH

Health Benefits of Thai Soup Under Study

BANGKOK, Thailand — For years, zesty Tom Yum Gung soup has been a mainstay of Thai cooking. And now researchers are thinking it just might have cancer-fighting ingredients as well as good taste. “Tom Yum Gung is Thailand’s most favorite … read more

Easy Spaghetti Recipes

Spaghetti has always been a favorite family meal. My teenage daughter will eat leftover spaghetti for breakfast, lunch, and as a mid-afternoon snack. Not everyone loves spaghetti so much that they will go to that extreme, however, and the same … read more

Chipotle Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onion (from 1 large onion)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 6 cups peeled
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The Best Simple Tomato Soup

Given that I already have a tomato soup recipe that I completely adore, I am generally not inclined to try new recipes for it. Why bother? I recently stumbled upon this one while paging through cookbooks and instantly realized there … read more

Home Cooking Can Be Quick

I think you would agree with me when I say, “some of the best dishes you have ever had are just good old home cooking”. A lot of times we think of home cooking as almost a thing of the … read more

Lentil Bolognese

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1 leek, white part only, halved and sliced
  • 1 rib celery, sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and
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