01/06/18 7:09am

Chicken noodle soup at Love Lane Kitchen (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Soggy socks, numb fingers, a tight back — ah, the joys of shoveling. Frigid temps and buckets of snow leave much to be desired this time of year, but solace can be taken in the soul-warming nourishment from a piping hot bowl of soup.  (more…)

07/25/15 10:52am
Russian borscht garnished with diced cucumbers, shredded radishes, chopped scallions, chopped fresh dill, hard-boiled eggs and sour cream. (Credit: John Ross)

Russian borscht garnished with diced cucumbers, shredded radishes, chopped scallions, chopped fresh dill, hard-boiled eggs and sour cream. (Credit: John Ross)

Spanish gazpacho, French vichyssoise, Russian borscht and German kirsch kaltschale are hard to pronounce and difficult to spell, but they are four classic soups that are delicious on a hot summer day — and you don’t have to be crazy to enjoy cold soup. These soups are easy to make if you allow some time to let them chill down. They also travel well to picnics and boat outings. Serve along with a baguette and some good cheese.    

Here are my versions of these classics:     (more…)