Tag Archives: Soup

Royal Corona Bean Soup

If you like beans, and I mean REALLY like beans, you will REALLY like Royal Corona Beans.  Probably not the best name to have just now, but I think these beans came before the virus. They are sooooo big that … Continue reading

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Onion Soup Like No Other

As readers have probably noticed, I am an incredible sucker for Penzey’s Spices.  There is an absurd number of jars (at least 30!) within my reach as I sit at my place at the kitchen island to eat, plus some … Continue reading

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Blustery Day Chicken Soup

It was a dreary day today.  We are so spoiled with abundant sunshine on most days, that it is necessary to have chicken soup when the weather is less than perfect. Fortunately, there was a vat of chicken broth simmering … Continue reading

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Why is Steak Cheaper Than Hamburger Meat?

On most Fridays, our local Safeway store features either Rib Eye or New York Strip steaks for $5. a pound.  Good ground beef is usually more than that, so we eat a lot of steak! The New York Strips are … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

Forty some years ago, NOLA Boy did a trek to Gokyo Lake in Nepal, via India.  He picked up a liking for Indian food on this trip.  This was before our time together, and I have zip interest in Indian … Continue reading

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Mexican Barley Soup

Leftovers = Supreme Soup Pork green chile stew plus barley – a whole new meal.

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Black Beans and Tri-Color Peppers

Here is a lovely supply of black beans as provided with the assistance of the InstantPot. Over rice, in a tortilla, on a tostada, made into chili, or a soup . . . the possibilities abound!

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Snap Pea Treat

Our soup, salad, and sourdough lunch was much unchanged except for these delicious baked snap pea treats today.

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Two Soups

As you may have gathered, mealtimes are very special for us.  My Louisiana boy does love him his soups and sourdough French bread, so we have that combination often. This was the end of the line for the split pea/lentil/barley … Continue reading

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Potato Soup

  Potatoes are a good source of potassium.  We got into the habit of eating them frequently when DH was first home from the hospital after his transplant.  He was having a two-hour infusion with potassium in the cancer clinic … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Soup

This was the end of the line for several dinners and lunches. I kept adding this and that to the soup, and each iteration seemed more delicious than the last. The focaccia was the star of this show, though, smartly … Continue reading

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Cream of Crimini

Every other month, we get a delivery of various foodstuffs from Azure Standard, which is a company in Oregon that has mostly organic foods and other health items.  I had been mail ordering from them for about 15 years, but … Continue reading

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It Started with Pork Chops

Feast your eyes on this delicious soup!  It is split peas, barley, and lentils in a wonderful broth from pork bones simmered overnight in the small Crock-Pot.  I added a sofrito of sautéed onions/celery/carrots just before serving, and it was super delicious. … Continue reading

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Leftover Leftovers

  Just after New Year’s Day, our local grocery store decided to rid themselves of their premium frozen turkeys for $.79 a pound.  A 21-pounder somehow managed to come home with me, and thus we have had myriad meals on … Continue reading

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The Second Soup

   The second round looked like this. The addition this time was some leftover broccoli – probably an amount equal to one vegetable serving for one of us. Mind you, we eat LARGE servings of vegetables as sides, so this … Continue reading

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Chicken Vegetable Noodle Soup

   This is the chicken vegetable soup that I was making when I piggy backed the slow cooker onions for the French Onion Soup.  The Asiago cheese on top was perfect. 

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French Onion Soup

I finally got the French Onion Soup accomplished. I was making chicken noodle vegetable soup yesterday, so sautéed a big pile of extra onions, and then put them into the Crockette for about three hours to slowly caramelize.  And did … Continue reading

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Remnants

   The last of two delicious soups, and the last of the cornbread.   Also, no more bone broth on hand.  I may need to go out to forage tomorrow!

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Soup-Sal-Sand – Girly Style – and Animals Spotted

This is pretty much a gratuitous post to let you know that there is a new post to ANIMALS SPOTTED. The soup is a very rich chicken broth with bits o’ beef and lots of veggies, including some tomato salsa, … Continue reading

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One Potato, Two Potato

Onward and upward with my huge stash of bone broth. I’m using it everywhere, and THIS was unbelievably rich and delicious. Really a simple fix. Saute onions and celery. Add the broth and thicken it with a slurry of milk … Continue reading

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