Normally on April 15th in my corner of the world, we are looking at daffodils in bloom and looking forward to the rest of the spring to come. Instead, here’s was the view outside my door today!
We’ve had two days of freezing rain and snow here, which is unusual for this time of year. If you saw my Instagram post from three days ago, you would have read that Mother Nature has not yet turned her calendar to spring in my city. It’s been cold, but for the last two days, Mother Nature has sent us some unrelenting and unwelcome winter weather. So, for me, that means it’s still time for comfort food and so soup is once again on the stove!
I have this great recipe for low-fat cream of broccoli soup that I have been making for more than 20 years. It calls for skim milk, chicken broth and flour as the thickening agent instead of cream. It is delicious, but about 3 years ago I wanted to reduce the number of steps in the recipe, and eliminate the dairy and flour to make it more friendly for one of my family members who follows a gluten-free and lactose-free diet. Continue reading “The Daffodils Should be in Bloom…but We’re Still Warming up with Soup in my Corner of the World!”