Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon & Pecans

A fall staple: creamy butternut squash soup with crispy bacon and butter toasted pecans. This simple soup is silky-smooth, full of vibrant & nourishing squash, sweetened with apples, flavored with thyme & sage, and finished with a splash of cream. It all gets blended until creamy then topped with the crunchy fixings. It’s a warming soup that you simply cannot go without this season. Continue reading “Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon & Pecans”

Braised Pork Ragu

Braised Pork Ragu with Homemade Pasta

Classic, comforting braised pork ragu served with homemade pasta and lots of parmesan cheese grated over top. This is the ultimate comfort food. A big chunk of pork shoulder is slowly cooked in a flavorful braising liquid with flavors of onion & garlic, sweet tomatoes, rich red wine, and aromatic herbs running throughout until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender. The pork gets pulled apart as the liquid reduces down into a sauce, and then it all gets spooned over the pasta. It’s the most delicious recipe to save for a crisp fall night at home! Continue reading “Braised Pork Ragu with Homemade Pasta”

Creamy Tortellini Soup

Creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage & Spinach

Kicking off the last month of winter with the coziest creamy tortellini soup! Full of italian sausage, spices, carrots & fennel, a splash of wine, crushed tomatoes, cheesy tortellini, and fresh spinach. This soup comes together in just about 45 minutes and is the definition of rustic comfort food. Served with toasted bread alongside to soak up the flavorful broth. Continue reading “Creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage & Spinach”

Tuscan Ribollita Soup

Tuscan Ribollita Soup with Greens & Butter Beans

The coziest soup we all need for the winter season: tuscan ribollita soup with greens & butter beans. It’s hearty & satisfying, with bold tomato and nutty parmesan flavors running throughout. Sit down to a hot bowl for lunch or maybe add on a big salad to turn it into the perfect soup + salad dinner.

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Roasted Broccoli Soup

Roasted Broccoli Soup with Melted Cheddar Croutons

A creamy, healthy bowl of roasted broccoli soup topped with melted cheddar croutons. This is the simplest recipe that you can make all winter long. The soup is flavored with onion, leeks, garlic, and za’atar (a very flavorful herby spice blend), plus all that delicious roasted broccoli. And of course the best part…the toasted, cheesy whole grain bread for dipping. It’s the best lunch or side dish for these cold January days! Continue reading “Roasted Broccoli Soup with Melted Cheddar Croutons”

French Onion Pizza

French Onion Pizza

This french onion pizza is exactly what we need this December. A simple, no-fuss kind of dinner that could not be more comforting. Once you get the onions on the stovetop, they take about an hour to cook, but the process is completely hands-off (other than some stirring, of course). They get cooked with butter, thyme, bay leaves, sherry wine, and beef stock to give them the rich flavors of french onion soup. Combine those with lots of gruyere and mozzarella cheese? The perfect winter pizza. Continue reading “French Onion Pizza”

Braised Lamb Shanks

Braised Lamb Shanks with Creamy Polenta

Bringing in lots of cozy autumn flavor today with these braised lamb shanks! American lamb shanks seared and cooked slowly in a flavorful braising liquid with lots of tomatoes, woodsy herbs, and red wine until melt-in-your-mouth tender. Serving them over creamy polenta that’s full of gouda cheese and a touch of honey. It’s a hearty, comforting, completely satisfying recipe that you’ll want to be making all fall and winter long!

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Kale & Sausage White Bean Soup

Kale & Sausage White Bean Soup

Sharing another soup recipe today that’s rustic, simple, and exactly what I think most of you are craving right now: kale & sausage white bean soup. This hearty soup combines minimal ingredients and is so extremely comforting. It’s got loads of flavor from rich parmesan cheese and a little heat from crushed red pepper. Complete with a side of toasted bread for plenty of dipping.

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Rosemary Honey Butter Pasta

Rosemary Honey Butter Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms

A must-make recipe before the winter ends: rosemary honey butter pasta! It’s a really simple pasta dish with minimal ingredients and lots of sweet + savory flavor, full of crispy mushrooms and a very generous amount of parmesan cheese. Quick enough for a weeknight, but special enough for a winter dinner party!

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Golden Carrot Soup

Golden Carrot Soup with Pistachio Dukkah

Nothing comforts me more than a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter night, and since we’ve still got a bit of winter left, I’m sharing a new one: golden carrot soup with pistachio dukkah. It’s simple, healthy, has a really lovely flavor, and is topped with an extra flavorful crunchy nut and spice mixture.

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