Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew with ham from Foodiewithfamily.com

I know that today is New Year’s Eve. I also know that most of you are probably preparing to get all dressed up and go out on the town to ring in the new year in style, and the last thing on your mind is quite likely economical, nutritious soups and stews. So what am…

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Ribollita – Tuscan Vegetable Bean Soup

Ribollita Tuscan Vegetable Bean Soup foodiewithfamily.com

Disclosure: I was provided with this all-inclusive trip to Tuscany by DaVinci Wine. As usual, all opinions and recipes are my own. All photography is mine, unless otherwise noted. I spent a great deal of my trip to Tuscany as a DaVinci Storyteller feeling like there was no way I could possibly remember everything I…

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Roasted Corn Potato Chowder

Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder from foodiewithfamily.com

People. It’s cold here. Seriously. I was in Mexico, Grand Cayman, and Jamaica last week. I came home two hours before a major winter storm hit that came *WOOHOO* with a serious cold snap. It hit -5°F the day after I got home. Truth? I was okay with it. I live here for a reason….

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Turkey Pho {Leftover Turkey Makeovers}

Use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey to make Turkey Pho! foodiewithfamily.com

Not only is this my sixth NaBloPoMo (or as I like to call it, NaBloBlahBlah) post, but it’s also Day 5 of #TurkeyWeek! I’m going to be bringing you my favourite turkey or turkey leftovers recipes all this week in the lead-up to my favourite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving! Today’s recipe is MY FAVOURITE LEFTOVER DISH…

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Mexican Chicken Soup {Caldo de Pollo}

Mexican Chicken Soup {Caldo de Pollo} from foodiewithfamily.com

Soup. It’s magical, isn’t it? While it bubbles and simmers and infuses with any of a host of lovely flavours, the anticipation has the power to transform a stressed out heart into one that is pretty darned psyched about what’s to come. I know it isn’t just me. How could anyone remain unmoved in the…

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Pho {Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup}

Pho or Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup from foodiewithfamily.com

  There’s no other way to put this: Pho {Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup} is my favourite food in the world. Simply put, there’s no other food I crave more than this. Fragrant beef broth made aromatic by simmering with toasted spices, ginger, and scallions poured over paper thin slices of beef on top of rice…

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Fish Chowder made with Cod and Dill

Fish Chowder made with Cod and Dill foodiewithfamily.com #chowder #soup #Lent

You know why I never order chowder when I go out to eat? It’s because chowder is a food that I want to hunker over with my face just inches from the bowl sniffing it and generally behaving like a happy animal. Chowder is comfort food writ large for me and comfort food is meant…

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Philly Cheesesteak Stew

Philly Cheesecake Stew in Sourdough Bread Bowls foodiewithfamily.com #ComfortFood #Stew

Friends are good. Friends that share great recipes with you are especially good. My friend Mary texted me the other day and asked, “Are you a fan of Philly cheesesteak sandwiches?” My response was something dorky like, “I am a fan of all sandwiches.” She told me she had stumbled upon a recipe for Philly…

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