"if you're afraid of butter, use cream." - Julia Child

Soups

MN Wild Rice Soup

MN Wild Rice Soup

We all have childhood dishes we’ll never stop loving. For my best friend, it’s her father’s swedish meatballs with broken cream (I’ve had them, they’re life changing). For my aunt, it’s my grandmother’s chicken and dumplings (hard dumplings, the only way to live). This soup […]

Green Chile Chicken Chili

Green Chile Chicken Chili

I never liked chili much growing up. It always seemed (and smelled) to me like the lid fell off the chili powder so somebody just said, “Eh,” and kept cooking. But I’ve finally realized that, like all classics, there are just an awful lot of […]

Creamy Poblano Chicken Soup

Creamy Poblano Chicken Soup

I discovered this soup when I was at that magical crossroads in life; young, broke and working one of my first restaurant jobs. This soup was always on the menu (and still is — I presume grown adults like myself would riot in the streets […]