NYT Cooking: Home alone? This is a superfast soup that is meant to feed one person — that’s right, one. Soy sauce, sherry and ginger give tang and heat to the broth, and udon noodles lend a decidedly Asian feel. And with the added flavors of chicken, spinach and sugar-snap peas, it’s healthy and filling.
This is a recipe for a very big batch, because it freezes well; in addition to death and taxes, we can be confident of future illness. If you want less soup, halve the recipe. If the sick person likes noodles when sick, I add a single serving of rice noodles for each serving, in the last few minutes of warming it. (Photo: Christopher Testani for The New York Times)
This is a lentil soup that defies expectations of what lentil soup can be It is light, spicy and a bold red color (no murky brown here): a revelatory dish that takes less than an hour to make The cooking is painless This is Mimi's soup. Add a little white wine and a little more cumin