Vegetable Soup


garbage soup. that was the name i gave the dish i made most often when i first moved to the city. i’m a real martha stewart if you haven’t figured it out by now. when i first came to chicago, i didn’t know anything. i had one friend who lived in the suburb. i didn’t…

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Butternut Squash Soup (& PEAPOD GIVEAWAY)


(This giveaway has closed) Oh it’s frigid, frosty. The polar vortex is upon us but for some reason, in December, it doesn’t seem so bad. At least not to me. I don’t mind the cold around Christmas when there are so many fun things to do in Chicago – zoo lights and Chriskindlemarket, ice skating,…

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Shrimp Boil


shrimp. boil. i sometimes day dream entertaining as norman rockwell photos. you know the thanksgiving one? how everyone looks like jolly joe and the hostess is placing the turkey so elegantly in the middle of the table? that’s how i picture meals all the time. but then the reality is that placing the turkey in…

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Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup


i know what you’re thinking. seriously. another soup. wasn’t there just one last week. and the one before that. now you know my secret. i lack creativity and a lot of other things which we won’t talk about. i’ve basically been subsisting off of soup and sushi. it may or may not happen three days this…

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Chicken Noodle Soup


if this wasn’t a monday, then i don’t know what is. well i guess then it’s just any other day of the week. but you know what i mean. thanks for getting me. my coworker has this corny, motivational saying ‘win the day’. today, i didn’t win the day. i’m not even in the bracket…

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