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Spicy Coconut Broth

This broth is a wonderful base for your favorite vegetables, meat, or seafood. You can mix and match the veggies you like.  Toss in a few shrimp or some shredded chicken and you’ve got an incredibly healthy and satisfying soup. … Continue reading

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Summer Borscht

Traditional borscht is made with a beef shank and cooked for hours until it’s rich and meaty.  Great for cold winter months, but too heavy for summer.  All the veggies in traditional borscht are in season now and can be … Continue reading

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Squash, Kale, and Barley Soup

This soup seems sort of hearty for this time of year but here in Portland we have been having some pretty dreary days.  I’ve said this before, but soup is my favorite thing to make.  I generally prefer smooth soups … Continue reading

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Spring Green Asparagus Soup

There is almost nothing I like to make more than soup.  There is almost nothing I like to eat more than a smooth, pureed soup.  Maybe chocolate.  Make it vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.  I like … Continue reading

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Curry Coconut Kabocha Squash Soup

I have been wanting to try cooking with Kabocha squash for a long time.  Sometimes called a Japanese Pumpkin, this squash is squat and medium-to-small sized with a dull green color.  If you have had a pumpkin curry in a … Continue reading

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Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

This is my adaptation of Ina Garten’s tomato soup recipe.  It’s simple, quick, and a must when the garden is overflowing with ripe tomatoes. 2 T. olive oil 1 C. white onion, chopped 1 C. peeled chopped carrots 2 cloves … Continue reading

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Basil Vichyssoise

So I was talking on the phone with my Grandma yesterday and I told her I was making Vichyssoise.  Her response was, “Isn’t that cold potato soup?” Yes.  It is.  I promise it tastes delicious.  This is a refreshing, savory … Continue reading

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Ham and White Bean Soup

Wondering what to do with your leftover ham?  Here is an easy slow cooker soup that will be ready when you come home from work.  I love coming in to the house with something cooking in the slow cooker.  The … Continue reading

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Spiced Cabbage Soup

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day: On our honeymoon in 2002, my husband and I visited Darina Allen’s farm and cooking school called Ballymaloe in Ireland.  We had a memorable lunch that included this soup.  It’s a soup I make … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Shrimp Soup

Vietnamese Shrimp Soup I used tiger prawns, which were delicious but almost too large.  Medium sized shrimp should be perfect.  The picture shows my friend Brennan’s salad rolls which were delicious. Serves 4 1 lb. shrimp, unpeeled 1 6-8 inch … Continue reading

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