carrot

Orange Carrot Soup

Carrots are so cheap, why wouldn’t we all cook them more often? That may not sound like a very generous thought, but seriously, this Orange Carrot Soup is probably less than a buck a serving, and you would never, ever know it – in fact, it seems fancy. And it seems even fancier if you serve …

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Japanese Restaurant Salad Dressing

This salad happens to be my older son’s favorite part of dinner at any Japanese restaurant. It’s a great change of pace from the usual vinaigrette and a perfect companion to any Asian dish. The thick dressing also makes a great topping for steamed or roasted veggies like broccoli, asparagus, sugar snap peas, green beans, …

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