Tag Archives: Soup

Lemony Broccoli Soup (and garlicky too)

Best. Broccoli. Soup. Ever. I dropped by Springdale Farm on my way to work the other day¬†and saw some beautiful broccoli I needed to have. That’s odd for one reason: I don’t particularly care for broccoli. But it looked so … Continue reading

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Creamy Green Gazpacho with Queso Fresco and Toasted Pepitos

When I was 13 my mother took my sister to visit colleges. That was also the week of Spanish class presentations at my high school. With my mother and sister away from home, I came home with a “recipe” from … Continue reading

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Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Bacon Soup

Over the holidays there were oh so many gatherings. I made so many pies, tarts, cookies, and pastries that I started craving soups and salads left and right. A few of us gathered to watch holiday movies and I decided … Continue reading

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Best Turkey Stock

Or… the cure for what ails you. I came home from a lovely and long trip to Mexico with a nasty cold. Usually, at the first sign of a cold I make ginger tea, drink broth, and go to bed. … Continue reading

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First Course: French(ish) Onion Soup with Raw Cheese Crostini

I was tossing a few ideas around for what to make as the first course for our Rosh Hashanah feast and as I often do, ran several ideas off of some tasters. Between friends on gchat the whole menu was … Continue reading

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Cold Cucumber Tomatillo Soup and a Kitchen Fire

I made this soup quite awhile back and it was delicious. I’m about to make it again since I have an abundance of peppers and cucumbers, and it’s perfect for this heat. This is a variation of a recipe I … Continue reading

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The Beat on Beets

I’m not sure when beets went from “eh, okay if they’re on my plate” to “mmm, let’s grab some beets for dinner.” Beets are abundant here in Central Texas and as much as I love roasted beets and beets on … Continue reading

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