Shredded chicken and vegetables in this bowl of rainy day chicken soup

Rainy day chicken soup

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Baby it’s cold outside! Warm up with some easy good for you chicken soup! Use the slow cooker to cook the chicken and make your broth. Finish the soup on the stove in less than 30 minutes.

A bowl of creamy corn and crab chowder
My PNW, Seafood, Soups

Creamy corn and crab chowder


Sweet, creamy and oh so satisfying! Sweet corn and Dungeness crab are a perfect pair in this delicious creamy corn and crab chowder. The bright colors of fall the crisp air have me thinking about incorporating homemade soups back into our dinnertime routine. Homemade soup always tastes better and has […]


Left over ham and potato soup


What to do with left over ham? Make ham and potato soup! The sweetness and smokiness of a ham adds delicious flavor to soups. We had a delicious ham for our Easter brunch. There was just enough left for a great ham and potato soup. The sweetness and smokiness of […]

A bowl of borcht topped with sour cream and dill

Borscht, Ukrainian beet soup with bacon


Borscht is a beet soup full of vitamins and minerals. This particular version is based on a recipe handed down to me by my mom. Bacon adds a smoky complexity to the soup that goes well with the beets. Growing up, my mom used to make borscht regularly. She learned […]

A bowl of creamy seafood bisque
Seafood, Soups

Seattle seafood bisque


Seattle seafood bisque is a creamy seafood stew made with a mix of fresh seafood common to the Pacific Northwest. I prefer this seafood bisque with salmon, crab and sea scallops. However, you can use any mix of seafood you prefer such as shrimp, crab and clams. If you use […]