Remember when Easter meant that the weather was starting to get warm? Maybe I am having selective memory, but I recall many Easter Sundays spent outside having Easter egg hunts and enjoying the nice spring weather. Every year I had a special outfit for Easter, usually some kind of floral dress, likely with a huge collar. And I don’t recall tights being a part of the outfit. Not so much this year. The calendar says spring and Easter, but the weather says otherwise, at least here in NYC!
But the one silver lining to the cold weather is the fact that I am still craving soup pretty much all the time. I professed my love for soup here and I’m back today with what I think is my favorite soup recipe that I have made all winter! That’s because bacon and parmesan cheese are involved. The soup is full of healthy veggies, white beans, and a surprising ingredient (v8!) but the real depth of flavor comes from the bacon and the cheese rind….