Butternut Squash Soup

I feel out of sorts posting about a soup without my friend Seriously Soupy talking about it  After all, she's been preaching to us for years how easy it is to make soup. Last night for dinner my daughter and I made some Butternut Squash Soup (for the first time), and it was amazing. Let me clarify, it was restaurant-quality, according to my 9-year old son who had just last weekend, ordered a bowl of Butternut Squash soup at a local restaurant. I could not believe how simple it was to prepare the soup.  And, I even cheated and bought the … [Read more...]

Beef, Kale and Vegetable Stew

I asked Serena, author of celebrated soup blog Seriously Soupy, to share a soup recipe that can help bridge the gap between the end of summer and the kick off to the new school year.  Because, who isn't searching for easy, time-saving recipes when the afternoon schedules are frenetic. We love Serena's Beef, Kale and Vegetable soup and there's nothing better than serving a hearty soup that functions as a complete meal too.  We hope you enjoy! Here's what Serena has to say: While I love the light summer soups, there is something so … [Read more...]

Vegetable Seafood Stew

It's  Seriously Soup day today and Serena will share one of her new soupy creations: Vegetable Seafood Stew.  Don't forget you can join Serena on her Soupy journey over at SeriouslySoupy.com and twice a month you can find her here, at My Judy the Foodie, sharing her wisdom as she helps demystify the world of soup. Here's what Serena has to say: The majority of the soups on Seriously Soupy are either vegetable or bean-based with some fish recipes sprinkled in. This pretty much sums up the way I eat, but I do want to delve into more diverse … [Read more...]

Spring Vegetable Soup with Garlic Broth

Spring has finally sprung here in the northeast. To celebrate, I reached out to our resident soup expert, Seriously Soupy, to share a light, brothy soup to celebrate the light and blooming season ahead. Here's what Serena has to say: I have been making soups that are lighter but still very filling. One of my favorites is a spring Vegetable Soup with homemade Garlic Broth that I discovered on Food 2. This simple and healthy soup was created as an ode to Spring using lighter and flavorful ingredients like English peas, green onions, squash, … [Read more...]