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Split Pea Soup

I think split pea soup tends to get a bad wrap.  It tends to be used in the same sentance as ‘wallpaper paste’.   Split pea soup deserves a second chance.  Why?  Because my husband makes an amazing (but simple) split … Continue reading

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Borscht

Until recently, the borscht recipes I’ve found in American cookbooks have been forgettable, one-dimensional soups.  But the couple of times I have been fortunate enough to have borscht made by someone’s Russian grandmother it has been an entirely different experience–delicious … Continue reading

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Turkey Lentil Stew

Baby, holidays, work…it’s been awhile since I’ve done a blog post.  Fortunately, we’ve still been cooking (and taking pictures).  So for my first post in the new year I’d like to share a recipe that utilizes my favorite spice of … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Our last post was about bringing more balance and depth to dishes by incorporating as many of the five tastes as possible.  This soup is a good example of that.  A tart apple and a dash of lime juice give … Continue reading

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Bayou Stew

Sometimes I’m reminded of why I love my wife as much as I do.  The other day I was at work when I got a text message from Pretty Bird.  ‘They have Alligator and Frog Legs at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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Cream of Mushroom Soup

It’s the Holidays, time for family and food, lots of food.  Now if you’re like us and happen to be fortunate enough to come from the Midwest, nothing says Holidays like Cream of Mushroom soup.  It’s a major ingredient in … Continue reading

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Pea Shoot & Tomato Soup

Pea shoots are an often over-looked garden good.  They have a delicious, mild pea flavor with just the right amount of crunch.  Pea shoots may strike you as a spring crop, and indeed, they may be if you have plenty … Continue reading

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