Category Archives: Soups

Vichyssoise

This is a fairly simple soup to make, but it does require a couple hours to chill so plan ahead. Vichyssoise 2 lbs potatoes skinned and diced small 4 large leeks cleaned and finely sliced, about 6 cups 8 cups … Continue reading

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Duck Gumbo

Use wild duck for this if possible. If using farm raised then do not use any butter in the roux and measure the amount of fat to 1/2 cup after browning the breast meat in a small amount of bacon … Continue reading

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Chicken, Shiitake and Rice Noodle Broth Bowls

This is a fantastic light soup that is perfect for lunch, a snack or a first course. Yes, it is basically what ramen should be. Chicken and Mushroom Noodle Soup 2 chicken breasts deboned, skinned and sliced into thin strips … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Winter Whites

We’ve been spared the snow that’s blanketed much of the country, but early this week a layer of ice made our landscape more than a little frosty. Instead of making us feel a little blue, we’re craving food that warms … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup with Turkey Croquettes

This is a fairly simple soup to make but the recipe does require leftover turkey and fresh butternut squash. The recipe is adapted from Cooking Light Soup. Cream of Butternut Soup with Turkey Croquettes For soup 3 lbs butternut squash … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is a fantastic soup that is fairly quick to make. The secret is slow cooking the roux and then adding a lot of tasty cheese. Any assortment of real cheese could be used here, as long as cheddar is … Continue reading

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Potato Kale and Breakfast Sausage Soup

Thio This is a light simple soup that has a ton of flavor thanks to the kale and breakfast sausage. I used a mild turkey sausage to make it healthier, but pork would work so well. Do not use a … Continue reading

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