Category Archives: Soup

Leek and Kale Potage

I have two younger sisters who have denounced my tendency to “make stuff up,” as they judge it, in terms of knowledge of a wide variety of things. It is true, that when I was younger I would say things … Continue reading

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Spicy Lamb Broth with Ravioli and Gremolata – Presto Pasta Night #235!

This is a very humble dish that I found in The Southern Italian Table, a wonderful cookbook about the “cucina povera” – poor people’s cooking of Southern Italy. Arthur Schwartz is an American Expat living with his partner in Sicily, … Continue reading

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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Allow me to introduce you to the one cult that most Minnesotans would unabashedly claim membership to: Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. It is to Minnesota what BBQ is to Texas, a national obsession, if Minnesota was its only country. … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Soup with Thyme

 Most summer recipes are all about keeping the cook out of the hot kitchen – grilling outside, cold salads, or do ahead dinners that do not require too much attention. But sometimes you want hot food, despite the heat. All … Continue reading

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White Bean and Andouille Soup with Cilantro

Lots of folks loudly proclaim their addiction to chocolate. They swoon over 75, 85 percent dark chocolate bars, double chocolate cakes with fudge frosting, or super chocolaty ice cream with chocolate covered anything hidden in its depths. Me? The Sugar … Continue reading

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Lamb and Barley Soup

Growing up in New England it was April Showers that would send my sisters and I into the kitchen for warmth, where my mom would make a spring soup or stew. Here in southern California we have June Gloom, when … Continue reading

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Farro, Bean and Kale Soup

Bean soups are very simple, definitely peasant fare, but oh so delicious! After seeing this one at 101 Cookbooks I knew it was time to make my own. My version included what I had in the vegetable drawer – carrots, … Continue reading

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