Lime Saddles

Lime up your life with these sweet, zesty tea cookies!  Soft and delicate, with a splash of fresh citrus icing, they’ll take your taste buds on a tropical vacation. These hugely popular cookies are light, and refreshing – and addictive. The first step is admitting it. (makes 2 dozen) The Cookies:   2 tsp lime…

Silver Dollar

Named for Chico’s annual summertime fair, our take on Hungarian Mushroom soup is, hands down, our most talked-about creation. Pretty much da bomb. If you don’t like mushrooms, you’ll want to move along. (Vegetarian, with the Vegan variation below.) (Makes 2 quarts. Make extra, because it freezes beautifully!) 1 lb mushrooms, sliced (button or cremini)…

Wildwood

A soup near and dear to the Soup Charmer’s heart. Her sweet mama used to make a chicken tarragon casserole that was a family favorite, so Sally decided to make a soup to honor that memory. Nailed it after three tries! (Meaty) (makes approx. 4 quarts) ½ cup (1 stick) butter 2 medium yellow onions,…

El Rey Gazpacho

The king of cold soups!  Ripe summer tomatoes are juiced and chilled with a medley of garden-fresh Mediterranean veggies, plus a shot of zesty hot sauce. ¡Deliciosa! (Vegan) Note from the Soup Charmer: This fab soup is a riff on a gazpacho that my sweet mama used to make and one of our favorite celebrations of…