Category Archives: Soups

Persian Herb Soup with Lentils, Rice and Lamb Meatballs

Since Patrick loves lamb, any lamb recipe that I come across usually gets at least a second look.  This one was particularly interesting because it was for a soup that had lentils, rice, herbs and lamb meatballs – a pot … Continue reading

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Tomato and Fennel Stewed Italian Turkey Sausages

The first time I made this recipe was a few months back.  It was sooo good, and when I went to find it on my blog to replicate it, I realized I had never posted it!  Alas, here it is.  … Continue reading

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Roasted Curried Carrot Soup

Carrot soup, pureed and smooth, is always a delicious treat.  But it’s not always filling enough.  This recipe incorporates the simple flavors of carrots and curry with other filling ingredients like beans and almonds to make a delicious soup that … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille is one my favorite go-to, healthy, full-of-veggies and tasty dishes.  It’s great because you can kind of throw in whatever veggies you have at the time, and also whatever type of canned tomatoes.  Sometimes I use carrots, sometimes I … Continue reading

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Grandpa Julie’s Favorite Borscht

This weekend I cooked three things – two of which are favorites of various family members.  This recipe is for borscht, which is an Eastern-European cold beet soup.  It might not sound great, and if you have ever eaten the … Continue reading

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Spanish Chickpea Stew

I don’t know about you all, but I am a big fan of chickpeas, and when I saw a recipe in the Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates cookbook for Spanish chickpeas with saffron and paprika, I was sold.  This stew is adapted … Continue reading

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Vegetarian “Tortilla” Soup (with butternut squash and black beans)

I have always been a fan of making soups – they are easy, and with fresh ingredients always taste good with little effort and are low in fat, high in vitamins and healthy stuff.  My favorite kinds of soups use … Continue reading

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