Tag Archives: winter

Squash Soup

Aside from a little bacon, this is a lighter take on cream-based soups through the use of Greek yogurt. That’s not saying that cream couldn’t be used instead to finish it. I used a turban squash, but any yellow acorn … 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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Hot toddy

I always thought a hot toddy was one of those backwoods cures that worked as well as snake oil and tasted about the same. Until I made one while suffering a sore throat and chest cold. Usually, I just add … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Here is another excellent hearty winter soup to warm you up after a day of trudging through the snow and wind. Black Bean Soup 1 pound black beans 1 ham hock or ham bone 1 onion chopped medium 1 green … Continue reading

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