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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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Stewed Anasazi Beans

Anasazi beans are named after the Native American people who cultivated them. They are meaty, hearty beans that are perfect for stewing and long cooking. They mash into a creamy  smooth paste and are great in chili or slow cooked … Continue reading

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Cheddar Potato Soup

Now that the temperature is down to a chill 80 degrees it is time to start making soup again. Or maybe it’s just that it is almost October and I want cream soups. The trick to this soup is really … Continue reading

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Sausage and Lentils

Serve this hearty stew over a bed of spinach or if you are really feeling saucy a bowl of creamy grits. Use regular brown lentils for this and save the fancy French ones for something else. Sausage and Lentil Stew … Continue reading

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Split Pea Stew

This stew is a healthier alternative to the normal split pea soup. The use of smoked sausage helps to keep the meaty flavor strong while reducing the fat from either a ham hock or bacon. The spice mixture also really … Continue reading

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Hasselback Potatoes

These are so good you could eat them as a main course. And so hearty, you probably should. Add more cheese, if you need. We barely resisted the urge to top with bacon. Hasselback Potatoes 3 medium to large russet … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

This soup is almost more of a hearty vegetable stew. Add more stock if you prefer more broth. Potato and Leek Soup 4-6 medium potatoes washed, and cut into small bites skin still on 2 large leeks washed well 1 … Continue reading

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