For six weekends in January and February Jeremy works with the ARISE ski program for the physically challenged at Toggenburg Mountain. Each week I have made a pot of soup so I can send a hot lunch for him in a thermos. I just love soups, and this has been a great motivator to get out some of my favorite recipes and make sure I have all the right ingredients on hand. Of course, the wonderful thing about soups is that they don’t take a lot of expensive or out of the ordinary ingredients in the first place. After enjoying some old favorites and finding a few new ones this past month, I though I’d share them with you all. There’s nothing better on a cold, February day than a hot bowl of homemade soup!
The first soup I made was my mother’s Clam Chowder. Except, I never add the clams, so I call it :