Posts tagged soup recipe
This Roasted Carrot Soup Transports You Into Monet's Garden {RECIPE}

Impressionist painter Claude Monet's cook, Marguerite, used carrots grown in the Monet home garden within many of the dishes served at the artist's dining table. Since discovering the cookbook Monet's Palate, I made a recent jaunt to my local farmers' market, gathering handfuls of carrots to make this soup.

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Sunday Supper

On Sunday I look forward to making a family dinner. The farmers' market is open in the morning, and that gives time to shop for fresh produce, plan a menu and cook. As I'm in the kitchen preparing a meal for my family, I recall the Ang Lee film, Eat Drink Man Woman. The scene opens with a the main character preparing Sunday dinner for his family.

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Thanksgiving Gratitude

My grand idea for this year's Thanksgiving went to the wayside when several family issues occurred. Being a mother, I had to pay more attention to my children rather than anything else. I had been imagining what to make for Thanksgiving since August, staring out upon my barren backyard and dusty patio, visualizing a table full of feast, family and friends. 

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Thai Tom Yum Vegetable Soup

Thai soups are plentiful in their many variations and flavors. The base of this vegetarian soup recipe, known as Tom Yum, is lemongrass, galangal root, lime juice and kaffir lime leaves, plus tomato and spices. I simply used whatever veggies I had at home--- bok choy, broccoli, tomato, orange and red sweet peppers, zucchini--- and I just could not resist adding coconut milk. I tend to shop at Asian supermarkets as I love the selection of vegetables. 

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Carrot Orange Cardamom Soup with Citrus & Spice

This is a wonderful soup to make when everyone is catching colds around you. It contains a lot more than the title suggests, such as ginger, sweet potato, golden beets, cashews and turmeric. It has sunshine from oranges, vitamin-boosted with the squeezed juice and zest, and you can put lots of fresh ginger in it if you are crazy for ginger like I am. This recipe could just be the thing to make your healthy menu planning better---- just veggies, oranges, spices, a soup pot and ladle. 

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Love Soup

As Thanksgiving is at the end of the month, the kitchen beckons. I’m dreaming up side dishes and figuring out what to make for the gathering at my table. But menu planning requires something good to satisfy your belly and soul, so make a pot of nourishing soup while you plan your holiday feast.

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