Category Archives: Soups

Cream of Squash and Turnip Soup

Roasting the vegetables really gives this soup a great flavor. It can be served in chunks instead of creamed if a heartier soup is wanted. Cream of Roast Squash 1 lb red potatoes skinned and cut into large bites 1 … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bean Soup with Turnip Greens

This is a really hearty bean soup perfect for a cold winter day. Cranberry Bean and Turnip Green Soup 1 lb cranberry beans washed and soaked in cold water overnight 1 ham hock 2 cups chopped mushrooms 2 celery ribs … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Soup

The slow-cooked beans really bring a fantastic flavor to this simple soup adapted from The Silver Spoon. Creamed Garbanzo Bean Soup 1 cup dried garbanzos soaked in cold water overnight then drained 1 onion, sliced thin 3 cups chicken stock … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Soups

It’s cool enough to survive without air conditioning, but our weather isn’t quite fall-like yet. Still we’re ready for crisp autumn days to arrive, perhaps they’ll be here by December. Here are some of our favorite soups to herald fall. … Continue reading

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Carrot and Red Bell Pepper Soup

The secret to this soup is the toasted bread rubbed with garlic. Dip it or pour the soup over it at the bottom of the bowl. The other secret is really fresh carrots and bell pepper. Carrot and Roasted Red … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Garden

Here are some meatless options for a nice fall feast. Start with a mushroom soup A nice rice dish and some pears for dessert

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Avocado and Cucumber Soup

This is a simple cold soup that is great as a starter course or light lunch. Serve with toasted bread to dip. Avocado Cucumber Soup 1/2 lbs cucumber peeled and cut into chunks 2 ripe avocados 4 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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