Posts tagged as soups/stews

Soup, Soup, Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 12, 2010 at 2:21pm

I can’t get enough of it (as you well know if you read this blog – I do a soup consolidation post every winter).  Warm, nutritious, satisfying, easy to make, and delicious – what’s not to like?  I mix things up with garnishes….a grating of cheese, a sprinkle of toasted nuts, a drizzle of excellent…

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Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 9, 2009 at 9:37am

Just back from a last-minute trip to NYC with Nathan.  He was going to game six of the world series (Yankees vs. Phillies) with his father, but due to illness I ended up going with him instead and thanks to my in-laws being totally cool with us crashing in on them, we had a lovely…

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Late Summer Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 30, 2009 at 6:37pm

Hey all, I’m still kicking around. I spent last weekend in Madison, having a grand old time with my college girlfriends Cami and Michelle. We did the usual – stayed out too late Friday night, went to a Badger football game on Saturday, walked all over gorgeous downtown Madison and the UW-Madison campus, consumed the…

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Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 23, 2009 at 12:10pm

Hooey it’s sizzling hot out there, we’ve got a real summer now. Makes me hungry for gazpacho, even though it’s hardly tomato season in Minnesota, at least not yet. But never mind that, since in a pinch, canned tomatoes beautifully anchor a tasty version. So if a cold-salty-crunchy-tangy gazpacho is your perfect antidote to a…

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Uncondensed Tomato Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 19, 2009 at 5:57pm

Mmm, tomato soup, so comforting and so incredibly easy to make from scratch, blowing the condensed version away. We eat it often, different variations. I often make a quick, brothy version for lunch, stirring in spinach or broccoli or whatever veggies sound good.  There’s always delicious pappa el pomodoro (tomato and bread soup), quick to…

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Soup’s On

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:53pm

I had the yummiest soup today at Beaujo’s Wine Bar in Edina, for lunch with my aunt Mary. Mulligatawny soup, thick with lentils and tender chicken and bright with turmeric and a hint of curry. It got me thinking, once again, about how much I love (lurve) soups and stews. Is there anything better on a…

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Caldo Verde (at least my soup is green)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 13, 2009 at 3:43pm

I’m back with another soup and more kale! Portuguese Caldo Verde (green soup), thick with smoky sausage, kale, and potatoes, oh so good. I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe (a Cook’s Illustrated gem) before – it’s one of my faves, a true meal-in-a-pot.             Two suggestions. First, to quickly…

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Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:41am

Hello there. I am still alive – and apparently in a bit of a mid-winter slump. I’m going to New York over the weekend, that ought to get the creative juices flowing. And oh, I’m seeing Maud, the most productively creative person I know, perhaps her energy will rub off on me a bit. Yeah,…

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 10, 2009 at 9:41am

Yikes, look at that, it’s 2009. Oops, there goes half of my life, wait, come back… No? Well then, Happy New Year (sigh). We rang in the New Year in relatively quiet fashion – just what the doctor ordered after Christmas festivities followed by feverish flu. Despite feeling a bit wobbly, John and I enjoyed…

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French Onion Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 6, 2008 at 6:18pm

Good on a cold Saturday night. And not nearly as decadent as it looks – onion broth, dry croutons, and a slice or two of Gruyere cheese. That’s it. Enjoy. French Onion Soup Adapted from Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child Serves 6 1 ½ lbs. or about 5 c. of thinly…

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