Soup

Slow Cooker Cream of Beets soup

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Have you ever seen a pink soup? I haven’t. Until yesterday that is. Eyeing a bag of beets in my nearly empty fridge, I decided that the last thing I feel like consuming is a cold salad. so I made soup. A pink soup. It is pink. It is delicious and it is pr-e-tty. On […]

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Slow Cooker Polish Pickle Soup

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No, I’m not pregnant again, thank you very much. I just love pickles. And soups. And this brilliant combination of the two. My Polish friend M. is the one who introduced me to this dish. M. is a medical professional, a talented musician, a great cook and an all around funny guy. He has this […]

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Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

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What if you came home for lunch one day and in between reheating leftovers and hurrying back to work you realized that except that last slice of quiche you just inhaled, there is nothing to eat for supper? No problem, you might say, just call in some takeout or go out for a meal. Now, […]

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Slow-Cooker corn and fish Chowder

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Finally. A recipe interesting enough to share. I planned to tell you how I’m feeling all better now but then I managed to jam my lower back rolling out off bed. How pathetic is that? Now I need help putting  my socks on. So romantic. No wonder my poor husband falls all over himself trying […]

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Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

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  This soup is a square meal in a bowl. You should really make this soup. It made my babies practically lick their bowls and my husband pledge his eternal love forever more. OK, so I invented that one, but my kids DID devour their portions. Another reason you should make this soup? It is a proud participant in my ever […]

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Easy vegetable coconut curry soup

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  Feel like something different tonight? try this soup. It really lives up to its name. It’s easy, it’s curried, it has coconut milk goodness in it and you can use up almost any vegetable you happen to neglect in the back of your fridge. I always have root vegetables such as carrots, onions, potatoes […]

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Left-over management and Chunky soup

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No, I do not mean myself, even though left-over describes me pretty well now, 2 weeks into daycare-time-off. I have been alone at home with one very energetic, destructive, brilliant, zero attention span 2-year-old Tasmanian devil (little girl)  plus a don’t-you-dare-put-me-down-or-I -will-start-hollaring adorable 4 months old. Not an easy combo. In fact, who am I kidding. I was clawing at the […]

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Hungarian Potato soup

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I love this soup. It has always been my recipe to fall back on when I needed something good and hearty, but did not have the budget/time/energy to deliver. It is good, it looks nice, it ain’t fussy and it won’t cost you much. Thanks dad. I often double the quantity of vegetables, all except the […]

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Cream of Mushroom soup

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  I have made this soup 2 weeks ago, just before falling sick. It had been a spur of the moment, what-do-I-have-in-the-fridge kind of thing. The result however, was gold. A definite keeper. Easy, economic, good-looking and delicious ( Sounds like a personal add now that I re-read this), this soup is soooo much better then your regular salty, […]

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Hearty Vegetable and barley soup

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Its hearty, its tasty, it has both protein and veggie goodness and  it is easy to make. Can’t ask for more in 15 minutes of work. You will need: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped (the size is up to you) 2 celery stalks peeled and chopped 1 large onion peeled and […]

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