Columbian Chicken and Potato Soup

It’s Seriously Soup day today, featuring one of my favorite bloggers, Serena, who authors a blog called Seriously Soupy.  Serena started Seriously Soupy 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.  Since it started, she has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catalog of over 100 soups on the site!  You can join Serena on her Soupy journey at and twice a month you can find her here, at My … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Grandma’s Chicken Soup

Today's guest post is from Erika Katz. Erika is the celebrated author of Bonding Over Beauty, a comprehensive guide to get you through the tween and early teen years. You can also enjoy her website geared for mothers tackling the drama of the ‘tween years at Bonding Over Beauty. For generations, Chicken Soup has been used for its curative powers and has always been celebrated as a warm, soothing comfort food. How many times have you taken a Chicken Soup short cut by grabbing for that can of soup and adding water?  Think making soup is … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup for the Soul

I have a sick kid home from school today, and it's only the third full week of school! While I wasn't planning to use my slow cooker until this weekend to make apple butter with our freshly-picked apples, my son's rising temperature and his pathetic putty-like demeanor prompted me to make a fresh batch of the soothing Chicken Tortilla Soup.  In my book, any dish containing chicken broth means comfort and warmth and lots of flavor- the perfect remedy for any illness. Mom's Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe I used calls for shredded chicken.  … [Read more...]