Cream of Carrot Soup

By Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I am sooo excited about sharing this recipe today!!! Lately I've been working hard to cut down on the amount of food waste in our household. Shopping at Costco is awesome (and it's still my favourite store), but for two people, it can sometimes be a ...

Amaretto Butternut Squash Soup

By Friday, February 5, 2016

SOUP! It's been far too long. My love affair with soup began long, long ago. As a kid, it was my go-to order at any restaurant. And then, when I started my first job, I learned how to make soup from scratch, which probably sparked my ...

Easy French Onion Soup

By Friday, January 15, 2016

Cozy soup for winter! I've got to start making more soups. It's been far too long and the weather is finally making feel like they're exactly what I need. On my list is some sort of butternut squash/amaretto combo, seafood chowder, more of my favourite chicken noodle soup ...

Tandoori Carrot & Apple Bisque

By Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Soup crammed with veggies... and an apple! A colleague was watching me eat my delicious cream of mushroom soup recently and was saying how much she loved cream-based soups. I do too, especially cream of mushroom, but realized at that moment that most of the soups ...

Potato & Cilantro Soup

By Thursday, December 4, 2014

An oldie but goodie! I first made this soup in second year university, and blogged about it way back when I first started blogging. And since I'm going through all my recipes and re-photographing them (so my readers like you have pretty pictures to look at), ...

11 Delicious Soup Recipes for Fall

By Tuesday, September 30, 2014

OMG fall food!!! Last week, I posted my favourite recipes for fall. This week, I'm doing a round-up of my favourite soups for chilly weather. These are absolutely perfect for keeping you cozy, warm and fulfilled on chilly evenings. In the colder months, I bring soup ...

Lentil & Spinach Soup

By Friday, August 1, 2014

I'm trying to be healthy. It's hard. First world problems. I get asked a lot of questions about the blog. You can check out my FAQ page for the answers to the most common ones. But there is one question that I did not include on that ...

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

By Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The perfect fall soup. Things that mean fall to me: Soup Squash Pumpkin Chrysanthemums Fall colours/leaves Did I miss anything? I decided it was an appropriate time to make a delicious squash soup. Normally I gravitate towards my go-to soups, like my Mama’s spicy squash soup or the carrot squash soup I tried ...

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

By Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Remember, almost two years ago, the first ever battle on The Domestic Blonde? No no, not the Battle of the Pizzas. Battle of the SOUPS! This was when I took two very similar soup recipes (by Guy Fieri and Oh She Glows), made them both and evaluated ...

Deluxe Tomato Soup

By Wednesday, November 7, 2012

This post has been updated with new photography in September 2014! Soup. It’s one of the most popular categories on my blog. It’s also one of my favourite things to make, try and eat. I have my favourites, which you can read more about in this post, but ...

Recipes I’ve Tried Lately

By Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Well, it's pretty obvious how behind I am on my food-related blogging, so here's a quick run down of some recipe highlights of late. I promise to be back to regular blogging after this weekend! Chicken, Pepper and Paprika Stew Hearty, flavourful and delicious, this traditional Hungarian ...

Three Recipes I’ve Tried Lately

By Friday, March 23, 2012

Spring has sprung! There’s an energy in the air that makes me so excited for barbeques, bathing suits, outdoor soccer season and warm nights. I can practically taste summer! Ottawa has been breaking all sorts of temperature records lately. The sunshine has made me extra motivated ...

The Perfect Three-Course Dinner

By Wednesday, March 7, 2012

I recently served this menu at a dinner party for my cousin Denise and her boyfriend Jumbo, before she left for Korea. I was really pleased with it, so I thought I'd share it with my readers! It's super easy and most work can be ...

Guest Post: Mama’s Spicy Squash Soup

By Thursday, January 19, 2012

I am really excited about this post! Lately, I've been wanting to have more guest bloggers featured on my site, just to keep things interesting. When I asked my Mama (Barbara Kent) to write a post, she was more than happy to oblige. I've learned a ...

Julia’s Five Favourite Soups in 2011

By Thursday, January 12, 2012

Eventually I will stop recapping my favourite recipes from 2011 and write about some of the new stuff I’ve been making, but in the meantime, I wanted to give my readers what they like best – soup recipes! I also need to play some  serious catch ...

Healthy Broccoli Soup

By Wednesday, September 28, 2011

This post was updated in September 2014 with new photography! Every now and then I have a day that just makes me feel happy, relaxed and accomplished. I call these “perfect days” (another example can be found in my Calabogie/Guy Fieri post). This past Sunday was just ...