Category Archives: Soup/Stew

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

Coconut Chicken Soup

Summer has finally arrived in these parts – meaning that it is hot. It is sticky. The air feels as though it is weighing down on you when you step outside. So, it is the perfect time to make a … Continue reading

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Tomato and Feta Soup in the Pressure Cooker

First, let me be totally honest here; I really liked this soup! My husband? Not so much; but, even after 20 years together next month, he is kind of a traditionalist when it comes to some flavor blends: Pumpkin should … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Cream of ‘Shroom Soup

Last year, we had my husband’s whole family up for Christmas dinner – in shifts over the course of the weekend – and, while shopping with one of my sisters-in-law, I came across gluten-free fried onion rings at a store. … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup in the Instant Pot

Last week, I got an email from somewhere with the headline “Instant Pot Soups!” Hmmm… I love me some French onion soup, and never really considered trying it in the Instant Pot; but the timing, the weather, and the fact … Continue reading

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Portuguese Pineapple Chili

Wait. What? They grow pineapples in Portugal? I have absolutely no idea. But… I came across an interesting looking recipe for “Hawaiian Chili” in Parade magazine in the Sunday paper, and it looked interesting, if just a touch boring, with … Continue reading

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Gazpacho!

What could be better on a hot, steamy August day than a refreshingly cold bowl of veggies? By which I mean, of course, gazpacho! Cucumbers, tomatoes, garlic, onion, sweet peppers, and basil; all tossed together and puréed just enough, then … Continue reading

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Ravioli Soup

This soup shouldn’t work, but man, does it ever! None of the veggies are cooked beforehand, everything but the ravioli and the sherry vinegar go into the pot at once, then gets brought to a bowl and left to simmer … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tomato, Basil, and Cheese Soup

This is one of those recipes you want to keep in the back of your mind for when you have folk you want to impress, but not a lot of time. Or, when you just want a fine bowl of … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup With Ricotta and Sherry

How’s this for a perfect springtime soup? Asparagus, cooked with shallots in chicken stock, then blended with sherried Ricotta cheese and served warm. And, the whole thing, with just a wee, tiny bit of prep, comes together in well under … Continue reading

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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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