Category Archives: Soups and Stews

Its like a warm and loving hug from the inside.

I remember Spring

Sweat dripping down my back at 7a in the morning while watering my garden indicates that summer is in full swing. However, I refuse to miss the delicate and yummy foods that herald in spring in lieu of the full-blown … Continue reading

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Simple ethereal sustenance… vegan.

There is nothing simple about soup. Humble, nourishing, comforting, delicious, silky, filling, creamy, chunky, tasty, warming, chilling, classic, inexpensive, delectable, seasonal, and special – All are good words to describe the time and care it takes to make the most … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing ‘11: Winter Edition: Kale… last vegetable standing

This winter, kale was the last vegetable standing in my vegetable garden… and with good reason. Kale, a cousin to collards and broccoli, is a very resilient type of cabbage. Cold weather does not intimidate kale and hot weather does … Continue reading

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A vegetable by any other name is not really a Jerusalem Artichoke

My favorite part about going to the farmers’ market is seeing something new… or different… or something with local seasonality. This week I found Jerusalem artichokes. Now the most ironic thing about these gnarled little tubers is that they are … Continue reading

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Its the Great Eggplant Explosion!

The subtropics have come to the optimum time to grow and harvest vegetables and herbs. So while much of the northern United States, and some southern states have hunkered down that hatches for winter and stocked up on root vegetables … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut and Apple Soup… enough said!

Here IT is… the most incredible Autumn/Winter soup EVER! If I could erect a huge 6-foot sculpture of butternut squash in my front yard ever Autumn, I would. There is already an imaginary one erected in my heart, I start … Continue reading

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Warm Hugs from the Inside Out

The first soup that was going to post on this blog for autumn was my Roasted Butternut and Apple Soup. It is a brilliant tasting soup, I often get many requests for the recipe, and I even some that asks … Continue reading

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