Category Archives: soup

dreamy winter vegetable chowder w/ mustard, lemon + crispy cabbage // via @thefirstmess

dreamy winter vegetable chowder w/ mustard, lemon + crispy cabbage

Happy new year to you! Hugs and positive thoughts going out as we all get another beautiful chance to start again. IView full post »

garlic pepper tofu w/ chili-roasted tofu // @thefirstmess

garlic pepper soba with chili-roasted tofu + my vegetable stock method

If you can believe it, this bowl was inspired by a packet of instant ramen we picked up at Whole Foods a couple weeksView full post »

kabocha + roasted chestnut soup w/ kale sesame

Amy’s kabocha squash + chestnut soup with kale sesame “leaves”

Perhaps you have an inclination already, but I have a lot of cookbooks. There’s a built-in bookcase wall in ourView full post »

cauliflower, kale + chickpea curry pot // @thefirstmess

cauliflower, kale + chickpea curry pot

So I spent the last weekend at my first ever blogger conference-type thingy in Pennsylvania with some funny,View full post »

really good tomato soup

I’m a lover of intentional productivity, but I really can’t stand life hacks. I mean some of the littleView full post »

Erin’s bali garden stew w/ toasty cashews + shallots

I never thought I would have a vegetable garden in my backyard this year. It seemed like this silly thing that I wouldView full post »

roasted carrots + rice w/ zingy turmeric broth

This simple bowl reminded me of why I actually started this site in the first place. With the emails, sorta sillyView full post »

sweet potato soup with coriander + blood orange

Let me start by telling you that in extreme weather and more relaxed periods of time, I always turn to really paredView full post »

leek, fennel, apple + walnut soup with turmeric

I found out that our new house was a done deal when I was at work. In the moment, I was thrilled and hugging basicallyView full post »

moroccan-style vegetable + chickpea stew // the first mess

moroccan-style vegetable + chickpea stew

You can file this one under “stuff I actually make with frequency.” Most of the time I just have an ideaView full post »

creamy millet corn chowder with greens

“Does this rye have wheat in it?” my coworker asked me last Saturday night. One of her tables had askedView full post »

simple asparagus + ramp soup with rustic spelt bread

A part of me kind of feels a bit ridiculous for posting two recipes with ramps/wild leeks today. Let me qualify thisView full post »

simple garlic + greens soup with smoky chickpea flatbread

Despite bemoaning comfort food’s ubiquity or “upscale comfort cuisine” in predominantlyView full post »

roasted cauliflower + onion soup

This recipe is easy in many ways. There are 5 affordable, seasonal and accessible main ingredients. It’s just aView full post »

the soup that heals

Happy new year to you! Sending all of my big hugs. The time for personal betterment is upon us (as always). But first,View full post »