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Roasty Toasty Carrot & Squash Soup

November 15th, 2012 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 7 Comments
Roasty Toasty Carrot & Squash Soup

I don’t share soup recipes with you all that often, which—quite unfortunately—has been sending the wrong message, I think. Because in reality, there’s nothing I love more than soup on a cool autumn or winter day. I make some kind of soup or stew or one-pot/skillet meal at least twice a week. And truthfully, I […]

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Mighty Minestrone Soup

February 20th, 2012 at 4:04 pm · Post a comment · 2 Comments

With soup season at its peak, what better time than right now to set supper on simmer and warm up with a bowl of nutritious minestrone? You can find my favorite minestrone recipe over at The Balanced Platter—I’m a regular contributor. Of course, a soup like this simply wouldn’t be as tasty without a crunchy […]

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Turkey & Winter Vegetable Chili

December 6th, 2011 at 2:02 pm · Post a comment · 2 Comments

I hope you’re not too turkeyed-out from Thanksgiving, because this chili really deserves a place on your cold weather menus. When the first cold snap sends me into my dresser to dig out my favorite bulky sweater and hand-knit scarves, I know that it’s time to pull out the old Dutch oven and get busy making soup. As the snowflakes […]

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How to Make Chicken Broth

January 7th, 2011 at 2:02 pm · Post a comment · 11 Comments

Up until a few years ago, I had myself convinced that making homemade chicken broth was a laborious and time-consuming task fit only for professional chefs or diehard home cooks. Simmering and simmering and simmering some more, then straining and skimming and straining some more…the mere idea of homemade broth tired me out. But several years […]

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