Clam Chowder

The last time I was in California, my sister and I discovered this great little place to eat on Balboa Island in Newport Beach.  Normally we have Mexican Chicken Soup at Picante Martin’s, but alas, they were closed for remodeling.  We were crushed.  What in the world were we to do?  We always get our … More Clam Chowder

Fresh Corn Chowder

  I love the summer months when you can get refreshing fruits and vegetables to your heart’s content.  I’m not quite ready for a huge garden, but I’ve found several other options for getting fresh produce in my area.  One is a “pick-your-own” place where you literally go out in the field and pick your … More Fresh Corn Chowder

Italian Harvest Soup

I love soup and honestly could probably eat it every day if it wasn’t so stinking hot in the summer.  I enjoy taking fresh ingredients and making a delicious soup that doesn’t have too many calories, is filling and simple to prepare.  Sometimes it is a pureed soup, and other times it’s just plain chunky … More Italian Harvest Soup