Tuesday, March 30, 2010

it was a soup kind of day

Being sick and teething has got to be hard for a little boy. Q, my one year old has been having a hard time lately. It is no wonder that he had lost his appetite for a couple days, choosing to only take nibbles of various food rather than eating a proper meal.

The entire household was sick and I figured we needed something to comfort us and warm our bellies....soup!

Q loves things with flavour and I discovered his love of garlic when I made this soup a few months ago. Roasted peppers, onions and garlic combined to make a chunky (or velvety, if you prefer) soup.

Exactly what we needed!

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

1 red pepper, quartered
1 onion, quartered
4 - 5 cloves of garlic
olive oil
chicken broth
Drizzle the pepper, onion and garlic with oil, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for approximately 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

Blend the roasted veggies in a blender and place in a pot. Add chicken broth until you get the desired consistency.

Monday, March 29, 2010

and so it begins...

After spending the last couple years reading food blogs, and drooling over them, I figure it’s time to start my own.

I love food.

I love watching food network and enjoy seeing the pros prepare amazing dishes and then creating them at home with my own spin.

I also love going out for food and trying the delicious treats that the city has to offer.

This blog is about food...life...and a little more food. Enjoy!

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