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Soups

Soups, Vegetarian

Dutch Potato Soup

We’re big on soup, both at home and at my restaurant, Union Street Cafe. I come by my Big Soup Love honestly. My mother kept us fed and healthy on a variety of mostly-vegetarian soups, soups made from cookbooks with…

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Soups, Vegetarian

East Indian Split Pea Soup

A good split pea soup is one of winter’s greatest pleasures.   My mom made it often when I was growing up and she still reigns as the Pea Soup (or Sea Poup, thanks Dad) Queen.  Hers used to be made…

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Soups, Vegetarian

Creamy Broccoli Soup

This time last year: Kale and Swiss Chard with Caramelized Onions and Chicken Penne with Greens and Raspberries When do we become confident soup makers?  When do we become confident cooks for that matter, counting on regular success in the…

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Soups, Vegetarian

Longing for Spring Soup

Around these parts, spring doesn’t feel too spring-y.  Although I’ve bundled up to dig around in my garden and all signs point to longer and warmer days, I’m still making roaring fires and pots of hearty soup.  This is one…

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Chicken, Soups

Chicken Pickin’

This winter, I couldn’t get enough Christmas dinner, so we’ve been re-enacting it every couple of weeks. Roasted chicken is my absolute don’t-mess-with tradition for this meal, and I need leftovers. In this land of plenty, free range chickens are…

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Soups

Valley Mushrooms

Mushrooms. I used to find them unappealing, gross actually. And now I adore them, crave them, dream about them. This has happened with plenty of foods since I’ve grown up-eggplant and cilantro among them. Luckily for me, a mushroom fix…

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Soups

Sister Witches in the Kitchen:Melissa

My friend Melissa has excellent taste. When she calls to say “You have got to try this, it’s going to change your life” I pay attention. Over the years I have known her, her recommendations have included Poulet Yassa (an…

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Apples, Soups

Autumn Soups

To everything there is a season. A time for beet greens, a time for peas. A time for strawberries, a time for peaches. And a time for squash, potatoes, apples, brussels sprouts, turnips and pumpkins. That time seemed to come…

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