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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Lentil Soup & Friday Night in the South of France

It's just about 9 o'clock on Friday night and it's 53 degrees in Boston—which is officially soup weather in my book. It's late to be starting a pot of soup, but somehow that's not...

Sweet Pork Ciderhouse Stew

This is one of my ultimate comfort foods. It's got a lovely balance of sweet and savory flavors from the combination of apple cider, cinnamon, chicken stock, browned meat, and a smidge of apricot preserves. A...

Autumn Harvest Beef Stew

I have a pretty strong nesting instinct year round. When the cold weather kicks in, though, I go into overdrive, and start to do things like knit scarves and make stew and bake in...

Smoky Corn Chowder

This soup is gloriously rich and bursting with chunks of sweet corn and potato. It gets its smokiness from bacon and chipotle pepper. The pepper's heat is tempered nicely by the creamy broth. If you're...