Category Archives: Soups

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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Sunday Suppers: Turkey Detox

A lot of our Sunday Suppers fall on the more decadent side. But this weekend we’re craving some lighter dishes. Here are some vegetarian (mostly) options to give you a breather before the Christmas feasting commences. Lentil Soup Orzo-Stuffed Peppers … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Fennel Bisque

We love sweet potatoes almost any way you make them. (Marshmallows should never be in the same room as sweet potatoes.) This is a great way to shake up your Thanksgiving menu. Serve this as a first course while the … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: What’s for Dinner, Pumpkin?

We’ve featured pumpkin all week so we’re wrapping things up with a few ways to feature pumpkin at the dinner table. We used buttercup squash for the risotto, but pumpkin would work as well. For dessert, well we’re pumpkined out. … Continue reading

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Whole Pumpkin Soup

This soup is fantastic. Due to all the heavy cream and cheese it should only be served during a large gathering.The recipe is adapted from Splendid Soups by James Peterson, who adapted it from a standard French recipe that only … Continue reading

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