Soup

Spicy Corn & Crab Chowder

Spicy Corn & Crab Chowder

Corn, corn, corn everywhere in Bucks County during late summer. This is a wonderful time of year in anticipation of autumn and the beautiful scenics it brings. We can feel the seasonal change in the air especially at night and hear the crickets through the open windows. It’s so nice to live in the countryside. We’ve been exploring the […]


New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

What would an 18th century soup recipe be without a bit of controversy stirred in?  New England clam chowder is a cream or milk based soup made with fresh clams, onions and potatoes and absolutely NO tomatoes.  With New York’s debut of the tomato based Manhattan clam chowder in the 1930s, the polarization on the […]


Pea and Mint Soup

Pea Soup w/ Mint

This soup is so green, it even tastes green.  Fresh or frozen peas blended with aromatic mint leaves are the culprits.  The batch I made for this photo was based on Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution recipe, but I doubled the carrots, tripled the garlic, added maybe a few hundred extra peas, and used chicken stock […]