Category Archives: Soup/Stew

Liquid sustenance, be it a soup, a stew, a nice curry, or a chili

Cauliflower and Potato Soup

My husband has a pretty definitive opinion on cauliflower: it is fine as a side, preferably covered in a nice cheese sauce; but he does not care for cauliflower pizza, or tabouli, or breadsticks, or Buffalo style  – all of … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

Yesterday, I did a post about prepping pearl onion, carrots, and ‘shrooms for use in today’s feature: beef stew. I split the posts up because, as I was looking over my notes, I added a lot of stuff to my … Continue reading

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Red Curry Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

I came across this recipe, from sweetpeasandsaffron, I think on Facebook, and knew I was gonna make it. First, slow cooker recipe, hellooo! Second, wicked simple to toss together! Third, butternut squash instead of potatoes, but that is totally cool … Continue reading

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Ham Bone Soup

So… yeh. NOT a great name, BUT, a very tasty soup! Loaded with veggies (I basically cleaned out the crisper drawer) and finally dealing with the last of the Christmas ham (note to self: do NOT buy the whole ham … Continue reading

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Veggie Soup With Fried Eggs

I had never been all that thrilled about veggie soup; until I came across a recipe with beans and spinach and ‘shrooms and stuff, and topped with a fried egg and drizzled with vinegar. “This soup, I have to try!” … Continue reading

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Veggie Jambalaya…ermmm, with shrimp and sausage

My sister was driving out for a vist from the East Coast. One of our cousin’s dad lives a couple of towns over from my village in far northeastern Illinois, so they decided to share the drive and take two, … Continue reading

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NOLA Soup

It was early August, and we found ourselves slouching about New Orleans. “Why?” While I will admit that the time of year was not optimal for a couple of Northeastern Illinois guys to visit; my husband was presenting at a … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Pressure Cooker Pork Stock

Yesterday, I posted about these tasty beer and milk marinated bone-in pork chops grilled and topped with artichoke and cherry pepper slices. Today, I’m taking the pork bones and leftover chops and turning them into about two quarts of very … Continue reading

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Black Bean BBQ Chili

Rich, flavorful, loaded with veggies and black beans, this chili would more than likely be very tasty without adding any meat, but then… imagine a kinda cunning (if I do say so myself), but wicked simple, blend of ground beef, … Continue reading

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