Chicken and Orzo Soup

Chicken Orzo Soup

Chicken Orzo Soup

My P.S. had brought a rotisserie chicken home one night when he was on his own for dinner.  I used the leftover breast section for chicken lasagna rollups and couldn’t resist throwing the carcass into a pot and making some great bone broth.  For my final installment of “Rotisserie Chicken is our Friend” I made a pot of soup.  I used orzo for a fun touch.  Pasta shaped like rice is just fun. Continue reading

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Pork and Greens Soup

Pork, Greens and Orzo Soup

Pork, Greens and Orzo Soup

Pork isn’t often used in making soup but I had a huge pork loin to use.  I used it in making a schnitzel dish and crockpot smothered pork chops.  It was a gloomy and grey day outdoors and soup was the comfort food I was craving.  A soup filled with tender chunks of pork, a handful of greens and orzo.  I use the tiny orzo pasta buttons when I want a fun soup! Continue reading

Vegetable Beef Soup with Leeks and Orzo {Making Bone Broth}

Bone Broth Vegetable Beef Soup

Bone Broth Vegetable Beef Soup

I made bone broth! Woot woot!  My P.S. brought me home beef bones to roast and then simmer in a soup pot to make the bone broth.  I’ve made beef broth from beef bones once before but didn’t know what it was called.  The phrase tickles my foodie funny bone.  Partly naughty, partly morbid!  It’s probably best not to call it bone broth while serving the soup. Continue reading