In winter—when you wake up before the sun and get home after it's gone down—lunch should be three things: warming, something that'll stick to your ribs, and something that you don't have to make in a panic in the dark before you start your commute (the worst). Hearty vegetable soups can be made on the weekend, portioned into jars (or your favorite lunch vessel), and zapped in the office microwave. And when they're as full of stuff as these soups are, they'll keep you going through the rest of the day:
What has soup done for you this week? Tell us in the comments!
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).