Posts Tagged ‘soup’

Garden Fresh Gazpacho

Between my CSA and family/friend vegetable gardens summer’s bounty is overflowing in my kitchen.  It is another hot hot day, I need lunch and I have tons of fresh vegetables… obviously I need to make gazpacho. Now my normal go-to gazpacho is really simple, I just chop up all my veggies in the food processor [...]

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Chicken Avgolemono Soup

This was a great alternative to traditional chicken soup. It’s creamy and delicious not to mention quick to make. The trick is that Avgolemono is thickened and creamy by incorporating eggs, not milk or cream.  Serve with fresh crusty bread. Recipe: Chicken Avgolemono Soup Summary: Adapted from Food & Wine Magazine Ingredients 64 oz. Chicken [...]

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Spicy Shrimp Noodle Bowl with Cucumber Salad

This is another dish that caught my eye in the latest Cooking Light magazine that I had to add to my menu plan this week. I paired it with Cucumber Salad per Cooking Light’s suggestion. I loved it. It was a great weeknight dinner. Quick, tasty, healthy and not too heavy. Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Noodle [...]

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Chicken and Parsnip Soup with Herb-Scented Drop Biscuits

I was flipping through my Cooking Light magazine and this is one of the soups that struck me. I love soups. And I have a growing fondness for parsnips. Parsnips are root vegetable similar to the carrot with a sweeter taste and higher in vitamins and minerals. A great soup for a fall evening. And [...]

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Chicken Noodle Soup and Dumplings Too.

I mentioned I was de-railed from my meal plan last week. My son came down with a fever and asked if I could please make him Chicken Soup to get better. Of course, I obliged. I had recently come across Thomas Keller’s recipe for Chicken Soup with Dumplings and I wanted to try it out. [...]

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Immersion Blenders – A must have if you love to make soup.

I love my immersion blender. It is so handy. I use it to puree applesauce, milkshakes,veggies, soups, etc right in the pot. It is so much easier and less messy than transferring your food to a blender or food processor and then transferring it back every time. The immersion blender gives me decent control of [...]

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