Category Archives: Soups

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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Red Lentil Dahl

Lentils are the perfect solution for when someone forgets to put anything out for dinner in the morning before work. They cook fast, require no pre-soaking and are very versatile. This dish is a perfect accompaniment to go with any … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Japanese Broth

Here is another Japanese broth style soup that is perfect as a first course or for breakfast. I know, soup for breakfast, who would think it. The complex flavor of the broth is what really makes this soup. Sweet and … Continue reading

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White Bean Soup with Farro

This is a thick hearty soup that’s perfect for what we hope are the last chilly days of the winter. It’s an adaptation of Mesc-Iua, a Ligurian soup The Silver Spoon says has been around for ages. Taste it and … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Come Inside and Warm Up

Here are a few options to fight the miserable winter everyone seems to have around here. Cheddar Potato Soup Meatball Soup White Bean Chili Oatmeal Wheat Bread to dip in the soups Or top dip in the chili, cornbread. And … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Game Day’s Approaching Part Two

Last week’s Game Day roundup included lots of finger food. This week we’re featuring heartier meals that can feed a crowd. You can always make your guests bring the appetizers. Instead cook up one of these… Louisiana Shrimp Boil Or … Continue reading

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Cream of Potato Soup

This is a lighter cream soup that is full of flavor thanks to the fresh stock made from turkey kidneys. Most good butcher shops should have giblets for sale, you may just need to ask. Chicken kidneys can be substituted, … Continue reading

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