Creamy Tomato Soup

A touch of cream turns tomato soup into lushness.

  A small amount of cream turns a pot of simple tomato soup into a creamy, lush, pretty-pink tomato soup experience. You can add cream to basically any tomato soup recipe, to make it a creamier version of itself. This recipe uses only canned tomatoes, which means you can make it any time of year, …

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Saffron Couscous

This is barely a recipe, but because I love serving couscous as a side, and I’m always looking for ways to make it special, I had to type it out, and give it a home. You can serve this hot, as a side, or let it cool and incorporate it into any couscous salad where …

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Endive, Radicchio and Citrus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Only occasionally do my kids embrace fruit in their salads.  I however love it, so I try again and again.  Fresh pears and apples; dried cranberries, cherries, and apricots; juicy peaches and plums, even cherries, in the summer; fresh citrus during the months where brightness and color are in short supply. Did this go over …

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