Soup

Tom Kha Gai

Tom Kha Gai
Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup) is one of those recipes that requires a dedicated search through Whole Foods for all the specialty ingredients. A lot of people think that cooking creatively with fancy-named ethnic cuisine is expensive. It really just takes a few key fresh, flavorful ingredients and you can make an entire meal for a family for...

Manly Meal in a Jar: Chili Con Carne

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This is a photo of the finished product. Looks kind of pretty in a food sort of way. It sort of reminds me of when people get married and do the sand in the jar thing. It also reminds me a bit of the Grand Canyon, which was one of my favorite trips with Chelsea. I'm sort of an...

Bacon Lentil Soup

Bacon Lentil Soup
It has been absolutely FREEZING in San Diego lately! I was up near the mountains in north county last weekend and actually saw a snowflake. It didn't stick but still...that counts as a snowy day in my world. Is now a good time to pause for the collective eyeroll from my east coast friends?Whatever coast you're on, soup is the...