Lentil Stew with Sausage

Lentil Stew Instant Pot

Lentil Stew Instant Pot

(For stove or Instant Pot!) There are very few foods that I find as simultaneously delicious, wholesome, and satisfying as beans and lentils. When my husband and I were dating, he was starting to cook for himself more, but he expressed frustration at the difficulty of finding good recipes. My mind quickly jumped to this lentil stew, which I have been making and enjoying for years, so I shared the recipe with him. When he later told me that it was his new favorite food, I knew we had a shining future of culinary compatibility ahead of us. Continue reading “Lentil Stew with Sausage”

Creamy Carrot Soup

Creamy Carrot Soup

Creamy Carrot Soup

Other than perhaps my family’s chocolate chip cookies, this is the recipe that I have made the very most in my life. This is one of my favorite soups. And yet, I have struggled to find the words to present it to you properly. This soup is kind of like a favorite T-shirt – a little old-fashioned, maybe, but super comforting and reliable. It’s the soup I go to the most, and unlike my favorite T-shirt, it will never wear out. Continue reading “Creamy Carrot Soup”

Turnip, Fennel, and Apple Soup with Sausage

When I made this soup, my dining companion asked if I had a name for it.  I responded that I was open to suggestions, and the first name he came up with was “Good Soup.”  I’ll take it. Continue reading “Turnip, Fennel, and Apple Soup with Sausage”