Creamy Peas and Carrots Soup

Creamy Peas and Carrots Soup

This cozy peas and carrots soup is very simple and can be made in less than 30 minutes. I took the pictures at home a few days ago, but a soup like this would be perfect for a rainy day here in Tofino, sitting by the wood stove and listening to the ocean. I'm on the coast this week, and the first thing I did when we got here is make a big pot of chicken broth. I like to go out and eat like anyone else, but can't imagine doing this for 7 days in a row, no matter how great the restaurant food [Read more...]

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

I woke up today to find my bedroom windows frozen 3/4 of the way up, and it's so cold outside we might as well be in outer space. We're in down in -40 temperatures where it doesn't matter what units you use... Celsius, Fahrenheit... same thing. I feel sorry for my poor dog who needs to do her business outside, but at least she's got speed to an art form.  But you know what?  This is Canada. It's just another winter, and that's the way we roll.  The grocery store was packed and one of the [Read more...]