Soup is a Great Meal for a Cool Day! The first time I ever ate this soup was at a cafe just around the corner from the world-famous Postojna Caves in Slovenia, Eastern Europe. It was fall and the air was brisk. All that mattered, though, after touring those spectacular caves, was that soup sounded like the perfect lunch. Slovenian Sauerkraut & Potato Soup Recipe! Makes Enough for 4 Soup Lovers Ingredients You Will Need: 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 2 large cloves Garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped 6-8 Mushrooms, sliced 2-3 medium Potatoes, peeled, cut into small … [Read more...] about Slovenian Sauerkraut & Potato Soup is for Fall!
My Surprises this Week! Normally, I have a pretty good grasp on identifying summer vegetables. In fact, I love to learn about and try new varieties of local favorites like kale or leaf lettuce or tomatoes. But this week, I was surprised 3 times by summer vegetables. Elephant garlic caught me off-guard with its mild flavor and huge cloves; blue potatoes amazed me when the color didn't disappear in the pot; and Turkish orange eggplants (see photo to the left) totally fooled me at the Farmer's Market. Cooking with Summer Vegetables! It can be a little overwhelming to put 1 or 2 brand new … [Read more...] about Summer Vegetable Surprises & How to Cook Them!