Soup & Sandwich

Faye dropped a mandoline into our Amazon shopping cart and I went ahead and placed the order. The PL8® Professional Mandoline arrived yesterday. It has every feature one would expect in a quality mandolin. It will be put to good use. With a machine like this one could become rusty with their knife skills. By … More Soup & Sandwich

Shiitake Miso Soup

We are set for a big cool down in the weather tonight. It was a mild 61ºF  (16ºC) when I awoke this morning and is predicted to be a chilly 34ºF (1ºC) tomorrow morning. The coming change in weather, however, wasn’t the inspiration for having soup for our midday meal. I was eager to put … More Shiitake Miso Soup

Two Soups

The plan was to make poblano pepper soup for our second meal of the day. In preparation for that this morning I charred and peeled several chili peppers using a torch. As the skin chars it makes a crackling and popping sound and sometimes even shoots sparks. After the charred peppers rest a few minutes … More Two Soups