Butternut Squash Bisque

Now that I’m cooking around a newborn’s schedule, I’ve found that it’s essential to stick to recipes that can either be completed quickly or that can be broken down into small steps that can be completed over time. This soup recipe is of the latter group; I made it over the course of twenty-four hours, … Continue reading

Homemade: Chicken Stock

There are few things homier than the smell of a pot of stock simmering in the kitchen; it fills the house with a wonderful aroma and gives a sense of anticipation for all it will flavor in the near future. Using chicken stock is a fantastic way to add flavor and extra nutrition to a … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Wards had whole chickens on special the other day, so in a nesting frenzy, I bought three whole chickens, intent on making food to put in the freezer to have on hand for when the baby arrives. With that in mind, Friday afternoon I put all three chickens to roast; later that night, I shredded … Continue reading