When my 3 yr old announced “I love chili”, it quickly became a staple on our dinner table; as the options that she “loves” are pretty limited. While, I’d say that homemade chili is actually pretty good for you, I started making turkey chili, which is a bit lighter and healthily than traditional beef or pork. And best of all, because chili is such a rich recipe, with so many different op
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Broccoli soup is not only a great tasting dish, but also one of my favorite ways to get move vegetable into my diet. While I more than happy to have a couple broccoli florrets on the plate, I find them a bit boring. But cooked in this soup, along with a few other ingredients, the broccoli takes on more complexity and flavor.
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Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches bring back some great childhood memories. Those days it was tomato soup from a can, rather than this homemade fresh version, which has become the new staple in my house. I use a roasted chile pepper, as well as some fire roasted tomatoes, to add to the complexity of the flavors in this tomato soup, and I’m sure that you are g
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When asparagus is in season, I can’t get enough of it. And that includes making this yummy cream of asparagus soup. While I’ll use asparagus as my vegetable for many a dinner, the soup itself is a perfect light dinner, maybe with a simple salad or crusty bread. And it also freezes well, so that I can make large batches and pull it out throughout the year.
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Vegetable soup is one of those recipes, like chili, where isn’t really a recipe. There are so many different versions and styles, you can try a 1,000 versions without any repeats. In fact, frequently “clean out the fridge” day at my house frequently results in a pot of vegetable soup on the stove, because I’ll make it with just about anything I find. In this recipe, I show you a pretty basic
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The hardest thing about publishing a recipe for Chili Con Carne, is that there is no ONE recipe for chili con carne! It’s one of those recipes, that is so customizable, it’s almost more a collection of loose techniques, or even a style of cooking, rather than a specific recipe. I even change my recipe just about every time I cook it.
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Celery is a humble vegetable. Generally relegated to supporting rolls, or even simply disappearing into the dish giving all for the great good. However, this Celery Soup Recipe shows that even the humble celery Can stand on it own...Can be the star…Can shine like no other…ok, I know I’m exaggerating, but the soup is damn good and it’s one of those soup recipes that you can make in about 30 mi
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One the greatest by-products of roasting a whole chicken (which I do as a pretty frequent Sunday meal), is the opportunity to make Homemade Chicken Soup with the leftover bones & carcass. Not sure if there is a food that feels more comforting and homey than Chicken Soup. Just about every family and every culture has a version, and it’s one of those foods that just makes you feel good. Th
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I never get tired of making soups, because frankly, there is a different, easy and very tasty soup recipe you can make very day. Even even the most tried and true soup recipes, are generally flexible enough for you to add seasonal ingredients or other twists to keep them interesting. Here, I’ve got a great, simple, Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe, that’s for some reason seems common enough in d
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One of my favorite soups is Butternut Squash. The soup is sweet and savory, has a beautiful color and texture, and while it’s great all year long, it is the perfect soup for Fall. I make a very traditional butternut squash soup that is great, but in this recipe I change it up with the addition of Coconut and Curry. Th