Snowmageddon disappointed me. It was a few hours of light snow mixed with some sleet, but it didn’t stick here in Durham like I hoped. That means that I’m at work today instead of conducting slow cooker bread experiments and sitting in front of the fire while it’s cooking. I even had my green owl fleece pajamas set out in hopes of a snowy day in.
Oh well, maybe I’ll get a snow day before winter is over. At least I have a hot mug of sugar cookie tea with homemade nut milk. A good cup of tea can be almost as wonderful as sitting in front of the fireplace.
Today I have a soup recipe for you that’s perfect for a snowy day. You can use less water and make it a full on stew or just serve it with a hunk of whole grain bread to make it a heartier meal. I served mine with a couple of sides – an arugula salad and a pile of steamed broccoli in a nooch sauce. (Water, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper mixed together and then tossed with the cooked broccoli.) Cheryl even liked the broccoli! [Read more...]