The Precious Gift of Soup

The Precious Gift of Soup

Recently, my friend, Loretta, put up a post on Facebook asking people what their favourite soup is to eat when they’re sick. Loretta is the author of Your Canadian Food Story, a book that contains recipes and over 110 stories from Canadians about their food...
Chicken Bone Broth: Liquid Gold

Chicken Bone Broth: Liquid Gold

When I was undergoing treatment, 80% of my meals were either soup or broth delivered to me by friends. I’m not they will ever know how much I treasured their offerings on those days I wasn’t feeling well. Long ago, I had read about the health benefits of...
Comfort in a bowl: Beef and Two Bean Chili

Comfort in a bowl: Beef and Two Bean Chili

Chili has never been my go-to for comfort food, but I spied a recipe in the Canadian Cowboy Cookbook that got me to thinkin’ how good a bowl of this spicy stew would taste and feel. It’s been a long cold month and I just wanted a little warmth in my life....
Soup’s On: Beef and Barley

Soup’s On: Beef and Barley

Did you know January is National Soup Month? No surprise. When it’s cold, you want food that’s warm and comforting. Plus, the aromas that fill the house as that pot of good stuff simmers on the stove—well, put that in a bottle and call me in for supper...