The enjoyment of eating soup can be likened to the development of a good friendship. Things are lovely in the beginning and as time passes the relationship takes on depth from shared experiences. You would not immediately bond with most potential friends and you would not fully appreciate the complex flavors of soup until some time has passed and the taste blooms into something wonderful. Continue reading →
butternut squash soup with apple cider and chipotle spice
october 31, 2012
Butternut squash is one of those foods with an intoxicating aroma and a flavor that is another thing entirely. This is not to say the taste disappoints, but one is deceived by the clean, clear scent of a freshly cut butternut into believing it will deliver the same punch to the palate. Other pleasantly deceptive foods are popcorn, fresh coffee grounds, cucumber and steak charred just right on the grill. The scent of these fills me with longing, nostalgia….