Tag Archives: comfort food

Chipotle Provides a Warming Twist to This Corn Chowder

Smokey Corn Chowder

I’m in a recipe rut.

Well, that’s not entirely true, or at least it’s open to interpretation. It’s not that I haven’t been trying new recipes. I’ve experimented with one or two each week from the multitude I’ve pinned on Pinterest. It’s just that none of them have made me very excited.

But then there was this. Continue reading

Sometimes, Chicken Soup Is Chicken Soup for the Soul

Grandma's chicken soup

As soon as the days start getting shorter and colder, I turn into a hermit and start living on soup and tea. Okay, so maybe my diet is a bit more varied than that, but a majority of it certainly consists of comfort food.

And one of the most comforting things to me is Grandma’s chicken soup. I always make a big batch so I can keep an emergency supply in the freezer, for those days when it feels like I’m coming down with a cold or, well, I’m just plain cold.

Not only is the soup delicious and comforting, but it’s also a great excuse to spend a cold weekend day indoors. “No, I can’t go out in the inhumanely cold and dark weather. I have to make soup.” Really. It works. Continue reading