Posts tagged ‘warm’

February 6th, 2014

Tuscan Kale & Cannellini Bean Soup

by Chrissy

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Whoa it was raining in Southern California. But then it stopped several hours later, you know, once traffic was a huge mess for hours and after we served our local homeless in the pouring rain. But we were glad to be able to that. Rain or shine, people still go hungry.

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I think we just had our whole winter’s worth of weather. Although, I hope that wasn’t the extent of it, because we are facing a rough drought on this … Read more...

January 23rd, 2014

“Three Sisters” Squash Soup {Vegetarian}

by Chrissy

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What is “Three Sisters” you ask? In the Native American culture, squash, corn and beans are known together as the “three sisters”. I bet they don’t fight like sisters, though. They are all perfect complements to one another.

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I don’t know if you have ever had the pleasure of enjoying “Three Sisters” Stew, but it is quite tasty. The Whole Foods nearby, introduced the two of us and we’ve been great friends ever since.

This is the soupy version, because … Read more...

December 20th, 2011

Wassail [Hot Spiced Apple Cider]

by Chrissy

AKA: Do-it-yourself Apple Cider.


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With all of those delicious ready to heat-and-drink ciders out on the market, it can be difficult to go back to the original. I, myself, have skipped over this holiday classic for the last few years. Admittedly, it is just so much easier to buy some stuff ready-made during the holidays (at Trader Joe’s, of course) when you have so many other things to remember to purchase or prepare.

But, just this once, … Read more...