chicken noodle soup

chicken noodle soup

When it’s cold out, I LOVE making soup.  Soup has been around for thousands of years; the earliest dates back to 20,000 BC in Xianrendong Cave China.  One does not need a recipe to make soup but for those who like a bit of guidance, my chicken noodle soup is the easiest to make! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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prawn curry soup

prawn curry soup

Brr, it’s cold out!  Time to get a pot of soup on the stove and warm up.  Soup is as old as the history of cooking and enjoyed by the poor and the rich.  It makes us feel better when we’re ill, provided sustenance when food was scarce, and warming on a cold day.  Previous…

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tuscan soup (zuppa toscana)

Tuscan soup

It seems I’m on a soup kick.  Nothing like a bowl of hot soup to warm you all over when there’s a storm outside.  Over the years I have amassed numerous soup posts on my blog; there’s something for everyone!  Soups are so versatile one can make according to what’s on hand.  My Tuscan soup…

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best homemade tomato soup you’ll ever make!

tomato soup

Up until a couple of days ago, we were enjoying above normal temperatures.  When the mercury dips below freezing, I crave soups and stews.  What I don’t crave is the effort and time involved to make these.  I recently posted a curry dish ready in 30 minutes.  This made me think about making a simple…

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tortellini bolognese soup

tortellini bolognese soup

Do you own a cookbook and if so, what was the first one you bought or were given?  The first one I purchased was the Fannie Farmer back in 1980 before I was married.  My paternal grandmother gave me The Joy of Cooking as a shower gift for my wedding.  Another I cherish is the…

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roasted portobello mushroom soup

portobello soup

It wasn’t cold last week when I made this; I just wanted to slurp on homemade soup.  I had a package of portobello mushrooms that needed my attention before they spoiled.  Roasting the mushrooms brings out a rich and scrumptious taste. Homemade soup does not need a recipe.  Yes, you read that correctly. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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stracciatella soup (italian egg drop soup)

stracciatella - Italian egg drop soup

No muss, no fuss. This soup is one of the easiest you’ll ever make and with minimal ingredients.  What’s more, you can have it ready to serve in less than 15 minutes!  Egg drop soup is a favorite in Rome and in central Italy.  Stracciatella refers to the shredding of the eggs into little rags…

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cabbage and pasta soup

cabbage & pasta soup

Baby, it’s cold outside (and I am not referring to the song that seems to have ruffled silly feathers).  We had a cold snap for the past few days and whenever this happens, my body craves soup!  Soup is as old as the history of cooking and enjoyed by the poor and the rich.  It…

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Asian infused soup with instant noodles

ramen-style soup

For years I have been sodium-aware and have passed this awareness onto my kids.  And yet my daughter, while she was in high school and in university, loved noodles in a cup or the instant noodles with a flavour pouch.  While I doubt the noodles are the sodium culprit, I’m pretty sure the pouch contains…

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celery soup

celery soup - easy to make, healthy & budget friendly

Celery soup?  You betcha!  I bought a bunch of celery a couple of weeks ago for a recipe that called for two stalks.  It’s a food dilemma for me and figuring out what to do with the remainder stalks usually ends up in the compost box.  Around lunch time I pondered what to make for…

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