Souper Tuesday Guest Post: Eva's Chicken Soup & Holla Fo' Challah

Souper Tuesday Guest Post: Eva’s Chicken Soup & Holla Fo’ Challah

I am so excited to have a guest poster on Hot Breakfast today! Today’s Souper Tuesday is brought to you by Eva, who has her own Souper Sunday tradition.  Eva and I met studying abroad in England in 1999. That…

Souper (Not Fat) Tuesday: Mushroom and Wild Rice Slow Cooker Stew

Souper (Not Fat) Tuesday: Mushroom and Wild Rice Slow Cooker Stew

January 1 came and went this year without any resolutions. I don’t know if that’s the cause or just another symptom of the winter haze I’ve been in the last six weeks. Here’s what I remember: I made a quick, kid-free…

Vacation by Numbers: Noah and Rory's Excellent Adventure

Vacation by Numbers: Noah and Rory’s Excellent Adventure

Well, it looks like summer vacation has turned into blogger’s vacation! I have a good excuse: I took the boys to Illinois and Wisconsin for eight days, and didn’t take my laptop. But now we’ve been back for over a…

Souper Tuesday: Burritos, baby!

Souper Tuesday: Burritos, baby!

Happy Tuesday! I had no intention of writing a Souper Tuesday post today. I did write this afternoon – for the first time in a couple weeks – but it was a recap of our recent trip to Illinois and…

Souper Tuesday: Herbed Potato Salad

Souper Tuesday: Herbed Potato Salad

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a Souper Tuesday post. It’s been hard to find time to write lately. It’s been almost harder to find time to cook. While summer is a great time for lots of things…

Ask Me Anything: All your imaginary questions answered!

Ask Me Anything: All your imaginary questions answered!

So, I’m about to reach a milestone here at Hot Breakfast. And not one I’m particularly proud of. I’m about to go almost 2 weeks without writing a post. Yes, I have plenty of excuses: the kids are out of…

Souper Tuesday: Israeli Couscous with Mango, Cucumber and Cilantro

Souper Tuesday: Israeli Couscous with Mango, Cucumber and Cilantro

It was hot today. July hot. Not only did it feel like a pool day, it smelled like a pool day, even though our neighborhood pool doesn’t open until Saturday. It felt so much like summer that I mindlessly sang…

Sister Visit: one weekend, two frazzled moms, three whining kids and a stack of Hazelnut Belgian Waffles to make it all better

Sister Visit: one weekend, two frazzled moms, three whining kids and a stack of Hazelnut Belgian Waffles to make it all better

My sister and I just wrapped up her latest and much-anticipated visit from Wisconsin. This time, she was flying solo with my nephew, Finn, who turned one in March. Visits from my sister are infrequent (she hasn’t been here since September,…

Souper Tuesday: Sweet Potato and Kale Tortilla Soup

Souper Tuesday: Sweet Potato and Kale Tortilla Soup

It’s been a while since I wrote a real Souper Tuesday post. And who would have expected that today –  almost the end of April, and in the South, at that – we’d have perfect soup weather? The high today…

Clean Eating Challenge, Day 18: Updates, confessions and recipes

Clean Eating Challenge, Day 18: Updates, confessions and recipes

The Clean Eating Challenge I participated in last month ended on March 30. In my final post of the challenge, I made the audacious declaration that, uh, I might just keep up with my clean eating ways. As a reminder,…