Creamy Thai Peanut and Carrot Soup with Basil {Dumbo}

{Dumbo} Clocking in at just 64 minutes, “Dumbo” (1941) is one of the shortest Disney films out there, but it is also one of the greatest. For those of you who haven’t seen this heartwarming Disney classic, “Dumbo” begins when the stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is … Continue reading

“Magic Soup” {Boyhood}

{Boyhood} With the Academy Awards just days away, I believe I have saved the best for last. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood” is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup {Foxcatcher}

{Foxcatcher} Words can’t express how excited I am that “Foxcatcher” has been getting Oscar attention this year. It was one of the many films that I saw when I went to the Cannes Film Festival this summer, and it was one of my favorites. Based on true events, “Foxcatcher” tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately … Continue reading