Monday, February 25
Cold day? Make soup!
When you heat your house with wood in a stove with a nice flat top, the temptation on a cold windy rainy day is to make soup! The kettle on the left with the foil-covered handles holds a cut-up butternut squash in chicken broth, the little sauté pan has the squash seeds and some raw cashew pieces, and the large pan on the right contains carrots, celery, onions, parsley and garlic cloves in olive oil. After cooking, everything gets tossed into a blender and mushed till it’s all runny. Before serving, toss a glop of sour cream into your bowl and stir in the hot soup. Yum. Of course, now we have to let the stove cool so we can clean off all the spills, but it’s worth it.