Somen Noodle Soup with Tofu

Somen Noodle Soup with Tofu
 This has been the coldest, snowiest winter I can remember. I trudged through our backyard today (don’t ask) and the snow was literally hitting mid-thigh. And the windchill tonight? It is supposed to be -36. Yep. -36. So, needless to say, it has been soup weather, it has been stew weather, it has been all ...

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup
I’m pretty sure I got this recipe from my sister. I remember eating this soup at her place one time, when we both happened to live in beautiful Missoula, Montana, and falling immediately in love with it. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click ...

Lemony Lentil Soup

Lemony Lentil Soup
    I spent the last couple weeks in Arizona, helping my PhD advisor teach a course. We were in Flagstaff, which is at 7,000 feet and isn’t the warm and palm-treed version of Arizona people typically think of. But, I did get to escape to Sedona for a couple of days to play and ...

Chicken Mulligatawny Soup

Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
You may be familiar with mulligatawny soup from Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi episode. But, if you’ve never actually tasted this amazing soup, let me describe its deliciousness by borrowing from the show:     Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in ...

Chicken soup with dumplings 1

Chicken soup with dumplings
Okay, as a scientist, I have to say that the research is still inconclusive on chicken soup and colds. But there is some evidence to support this home remedy. A few studies have shown it to have a slightly increased effect on reducing snottiness and stuffiness than just hot water — or nothing at all. ...