Corn Chowder Recipe

Heather says: Frozen corn, potatoes, bacon, stock, and half-and-half, that’s the stuff dreams -and corn chowder- are made of. I know I should make this in June or July when sweet corn is in season, but with the heat index soaring into the triple digits, there is no way a heavy soup such as this … Read more

Albondigas Soup Recipe

Heather says: This is my family’s version of the spicy Mexican meatball soup often called Albondigas. The recipe came from my mother, who I think got it from her sister or mother. The meatballs are a little tedious to make, but if you crank the radio or bribe your kids, spouse, or a friend into … Read more

How to Make Drop Dumplings

Heather says: Drop dumplings are easy to make and a great technique to keep in your toolkit. Nothing says comfort food like chicken and dumplings. When I first launched this site, I included this recipe for chicken noodle soup. I use the same technique, using homemade chicken stock when I have it for my chicken and … Read more