• chicken stock in mason jars
    Chicken,  Recipes,  Soup,  Stock

    Sunday Stock-Chicken

    Chicken stock is one of those pantry (or refrigerator) items I like to have on hand at all times. I use it in my rice dishes, soups, stews, and to make sauce. It adds rich flavor to many dishes. When you feel like you have nothing to eat, just add a few ingredients and you’ll have a nice broth soup. My goal each week is to make one batch of chicken or beef stock with a batch of vegetable or Kombu broth. And one weekend replace the one of the stocks for a fish stock. Always prep your ingredients first before you start. Here you see the foamy scum that you need to…

  • roasted frozen tomato soup
    Farm,  Recipes,  Soup

    Roasted Frozen Tomato Soup

    For those following, you will find that I do not like food waste and so I try to make the most out of what I have.  At the end of summer, I start to tire of tomato everything, so I will do a few different things with them to preserve them.  I might pickle them, turn them in to a jam, a fermented salsa or a freezer ready marinara.  When I do not have time for any of that, I just freeze them whole (depending on the size).   When I was planning out this recipe, I wanted a tomato soup that could be filling on its own.  This is a challenge in my…