Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pure and Simple

Do you ever wake up from a dream that is so good that you try to force yourself back to sleep so you can finish it?  That’s how I felt about the cauliflower soup I had at one of my favorite lunch spots recently.

Eduard, the chef/owner, prides himself on his vegan (not something I generally gravitate towards) purees.  He swears he never uses potato to thicken or enhance his soups.  So, when I asked Eduard what made it so flavorful, he coyly smirked at me as only this particular French Moroccan can do.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

White Bean and Ham Soup

What a perfectly dark and rainy day here in Los Angeles. Perfect for my moodiness, my anxiety to accomplish much in the New Year, and for the bowl of warmth sitting in front of me.

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

My Kind of Cleanse: French Onion Soup

First of all, Happy New Year!!!! I probably should retire that salutation, but I’m still so happy it’s a new year.  I love the Holidays, don’t get me wrong, but are you like me? Can you breathe a little easier knowing it’s all over? Do we share a profound welcome to the quiet after the storm? Over-served, partied out, indulgent and exhausted?

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Inspired and a Bowl of Soup

Not too long ago, a few friends joined Sierra and I for a summer bowl of soup, cornbread, mango micheladas, mint margaritas and a key lemon tart with blueberries. Even on a hot summer day, a bowl of soup can work… as long as dear friends share a seat in the shade and join us sipping something cold.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

A Super Bowl of Chili

Well there’s a new Farrar in the world. We made a person. Such a weird reality.

And he is precious, and perfect, an angel, a real-life doll. We have a son, and nothing could be cooler.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Barefoot and Very Pregnant

It’s New Year’s Eve and instead of prepping for a night out with my husband after playing a sold-out show in Vegas, I’m home talking about soup. 37 weeks pregnant and not allowed to fly, talking about soup.

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