Pesto Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

We're thrilled to have our resident soup expert, Seriously Soupy (aka Serena), reveal her latest original soup recipe: Pesto Cauliflower Carrot Soup. With Serena's help over the past few years, we've come to learn that there's nothing you can't do with soup!  With some creativity and very few ingredients, you can make the most wonderful tasting recipes at very little cost.  Serena herself has recipe-tested and penned a catalog of over 100 soups and has taught soup classes and given tours.  So, if anyone knows soup, it's Serena! Here's … [Read more...]

Shaved Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Currants

Cauliflower has quickly become a fixture at meal time. Roasted Cauliflower and Cauliflower Fried Rice are our new family favorites. So, it came as no surprise that I'd want to keep the cauli-momentum going.  After all, when you find an ingredient that has received the seal of approval by family members, it makes sense to keep trying similar recipes. The other evening, I was leafing through a wonderful Greek-inspired cookbook at a friend's house (Mina Stone Cooking for Artists) and found a deliciously simple recipe for Sliced … [Read more...]

Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower has had a meteoric rise to fame my house. It's gone from little-known, discredited vegetable to one of our family favorites.  I'm certain the Cauliflower Fried Rice and the Cauliflower Tots dishes should take most of the credit. Yesterday, I came across a recipe for roasting a large head of cauliflower.  I was intrigued as I realized I had only ever sauteed the veggie on my stove top. The recipe is also appealing as all that's needed is a one head of cauliflower, some olive oil, and a little bit of butter! After 50 … [Read more...]

Eggplant and Cauliflower Sage Soup

This week I'll be featuring some soups from Seriously Soupy, aka Serena. Serena started creating soups as a creative outlet for herself after her first daughter was born, which combined her passion for cooking with an interest in learning more about soups and soup making. She has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catalog of over 100 homemade soups. Twice a month you can find her here, at My Judy the Foodie, sharing her culinary wisdom and helping to demystify the world of soup. Here's what Serena has to say about her latest … [Read more...]