soups & stews archive

recipe meme

Tania from the Candied Quince tagged me for this recipe meme. Above is just a small portion of my cookbook collection. From where do you obtain the recipes you prepare? I LOVE recipes! I have many recipe books that I…

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soup conversion: cauliflower – cheese soup

I’ve already mentioned a few times that Cornelius just isn’t a fan of soup. As a bonefide soup aficionado, I find his dislike to be nothing more than just plain ignorance. True! I make soups at least once a week…

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vote: white bean soup

If you are Canadian, you should be voting today. This is a very important election and I’m afraid we’re going to join our southern neighbours in electing a crazy conservative leader. My fingers are crossed. I voted NDP. How about…

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pee poop: easy green pea soup

Cornelius isn’t a soup-lover. Matzo ball, yes. Asian soups, yes. Most other soups, a definite no. My New Year’s resolution this year is to make more soups and let the husband fend for himself. I used to make soups constantly,…

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carcass = awesome

After our Christmas dinner spent with Cornelius’ family, C’s mom kindly wrapped up the turkey carcass for me to take home. Am I the only one who finds free turkey carcasses thrilling? The next day, I set about to make…

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ode to joy: boeuf bourguignon

If Christmas is anything, it sure is filled with food. For treats to give away, I made 2 kinds of chocolate bark (one white chocolate/candy cane and one vegan dark chocolate/salted mixed nuts), a peanut butter/dark chocolate fudge, vegan chocolate-peanut…

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off the cuff: my african-inspired chicken stew

I wanted to make an African-style meal that had a bit of spice, a bit of sweetness and a bit of sour. I looked through my cookbooks and I spent a few runs through Google typing in various ingredients, but my search was fruitless. So I decided to tackle dinner on my own. The end results were fantastic and it was a perfect meal for a chilly evening.

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headache for two: simple sopa de conchas

Yesterday both Cornelius and I had splitting headaches. I think it was due to our lack of caffine (we ran out and were too lazy to get more). By dinnertime, we both couldn’t get off the couch but we realized…

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