Category Archives: Soups

Lentil Soup with Pork Sausages

Lentils are the centerpiece of this recipe. Lentils are an Old World food staple from prehistoric times. Many nutritionists consider lentils one of the top foods to add to your diet. Lentils are an excellent source of protein, folate, minerals … Continue reading

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Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup

This recipe might be called “Clean Out the Vegetable Bin” or “Chop ’til You Drop,” but Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup is the name Rachael Ray gave it on Food Network, so that’s the name for the blog, too. The link … Continue reading

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Pureed Squash, Sweet Potato and Celeriac Soup

What do we do with 15 pounds of squash? It had seemed like such a good idea at the time. Fresh squash from the local producer, chock full of vitamins and minerals, and low in calories. But now we had … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse a la Di Maggio

Recently returned from a trip to London and Paris, and the cuisine was outstanding. Ate in a restaurant in Paris called Chez Andre and had the bouillabaise. Superb! Here is a recipe that seems to be a close approximation of … Continue reading

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Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew

We started with this recipe from Prevention magazine January 2011 edition, but added shredded beef and substituted some leftover sauted green beans for the broccoli. Once we made it, we realized the stew would have been excellent without the beef. … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny soup is a dish with origins in the southern part of India. The name comes from two words in the Tamil language meaning “pepper water.” The dish dates to the early days of the British colonial control of India. … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Beans and Greens

We made this recipe to go with the beef tagine listed in the previous post. This recipe also comes from Allison Fishman’s recent appearance on the Today show. Garbanzo beans are also known as chickpeas. You could substitute other greens … Continue reading

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