Posts Tagged ‘Winter Meals’

Cream of Caramelized Onion and Cheese Chowder with Homemade Croutons

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Cream of Caramelized Onion and Cheese Chowder

Being a food blogger means that I rarely get to make the same dish twice, even if it’s a dish that I really love. (Because a dish made and not photographed for the blog is a wasted dish. Sigh. That is, in fact, the twisted reality of a food blogger, lol.) But those rare “wasted” meals when I get to sneak in a favorite recipe a second – or third – time are pure bliss. (more…)

Pot Roast Soup {Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

Monday, December 9th, 2013


I love a beautiful pot roast as much as the next girl (who occasionally enjoys meat and always enjoys a home-cooked meal). There’s just something about pot roast that says comfort food on a cool fall evening.


Did you ever notice how pot roast leftovers tend to dry out? (more…)

Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup)

Until I made this soup, I have never had Borscht in my life, which is strange because my dad has Russian roots…but what’s even stranger is that I had been craving this soup for a good month before I caved in and made it. (more…)

Cincinnati Chili

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013


Let’s talk Cincinnati for a minute.

I had the pleasure of briefly visiting there once. One of my best friends from law school was from Cincinnati, and as tends to be the case when you’re living about 1,000 miles from home for the first time in your life, she talked about Cincy in general and chili in particular. A lot. (I definitely don’t blame her…I remember talking my fair share about Buffalo wings!)

We were in law school in Florida, and when she found out there was a Skyline Chili location what she considered to be “nearby”, she drove us there to experience the magic that is Cincinnati chili, even though “nearby” meant a one-hour drive each way. She was a fanatic like that, and for good reason. We made the drive, ate our chili, and full and happy, she said with a sigh, It’s even better in Cincinnati. And because I know how “Buffalo” wings taste outside of Buffalo, I didn’t doubt her for a moment. A while after that, I visited her in Cincinnati and got to experience for myself what she had been talking about. (more…)

Split Pea Soup

Monday, January 16th, 2012

If you didn’t grow up eating this soup, it might not be one of your favorites.  I know it’s not the prettiest soup (its green color alone can be somewhat off-putting), but it sure is delicious!  I use turkey bacon not only for smokiness in this dish, but I also like to use it for a crispy garnish; if you want to make this vegetarian (actually vegan), you can omit the turkey bacon and make sure the bouillon or stock you’re using is vegetarian or vegan. (more…)

Cabbage, White Bean, and Sausage Soup

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Cabbage, White Bean, and Sausage Soup

One of my favorite things about winter is making soup, and even though I make it a lot, I make so many different kinds that we never get sick of it.

Cabbage soup – in any of its variations – is one of my favorites. (more…)

Smoky Chili Soup

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Even though I’m not much of a football fan (ok, who am I kidding…the only game I watch all year is the Superbowl, and that’s only for the commercials and the halftime show), it would just feel wrong to let the Superbowl come and go without making some kind of chili in its honor.  This chili is thicker than your average soup but thinner than your average chili, which in my opinion makes is perfect for topping with crumbled corn bread to soak up all the juices (but I have to admit, it’s also great for dipping things like corn chips into). (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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