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Ethnic

Ajoblanco

11/9/2006 meps 1

When I was searching for Andalusian soup recipes, I found this authentic recipe from that region. It sounds very, very rich and wonderful, and you could use it as a sauce instead of a soup. […]

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Meps original

Andalusian olive soup

10/30/2006 meps 0

A caveat: This is not an authentic Andalusian recipe. But it needed a catchy name. And when I served it to my friend, John, he said it reminds him of the food he ate in […]

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Asian

Beef Pho (Pho Bo)

7/3/2006 meps 0

The word “Pho” is pronounced as if it’s a question, even though, for me, the answer is always “Yes!” Quantities on this recipe, which was taken from Vietnamese Cooking, by Paulette Do Van, are a […]

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Pressure cooker

Beef, barley and vegetable soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/4 lbs ground beef 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes 2-1/2 C water 1/2 C barley 3 large carrots, about 8 oz total 2 medium stalks celery 1 large potato, about 10 oz 1 medium onion, […]

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Pressure cooker

Black and white bean soup

11/29/2006 meps 0

If you have two pressure cookers, as I do, this recipe is a snap. But you can also use two pots and simmer it a lot longer, or make it in one pressure cooker, serially. […]

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Vegetarian soups

Broccoli-Cheese Noodle Soup

9/6/2013 meps 0

3 C chopped broccoli — fresh or frozen 2 oz angel hair pasta, broken into small pieces (you can substitute tiny shells or Mexican Fideo noodles) 1/4 C butter 1 T flour 1 C water […]

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Vegetarian soups

Carrot-Orange Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

4-6 portions 4 T butter 2 C chopped onions 1-1/2 to 2 lbs carrots, peeled and chopped 4 C stock 1 C OJ Salt, pepper Grated fresh orange zest Melt butter and saute onions until […]

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Simpson family

Chicken Corn Soup

10/17/2009 meps 0

(this makes a big cold packer or stockpot full) 1 qt plus large handful chicken (the meat from 2 chickens) 8 qt corn, cut from the cob Double handful chopped hard cooked eggs Broth and […]

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Asian

Chicken Hot and Sour Soup

1/15/2006 meps 0

This hot and sour chicken soup is a variant of our favorite Chinese soup, Sour and Pungent Soup. You can thicken this if you like with cornstarch, or slowly stir a beaten egg into the […]

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Asian

Chicken Pho (Pho Ga)

7/3/2006 meps 0

Not necessarily a Vietnamese traditional dish, but one that’s becoming very common around Seattle. This is a wonderful excuse to save your chicken bones and make homemade stock. You could also use fish stock and […]

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Mexican

Chile-meatball soup

2/21/2013 meps 0

Meatballs 2 large poblano chiles 1 lb ground beef 1/2 C grated zucchini 1/4 C grated onion 1/4 C panko 1 large egg, beaten 2 minced garlic cloves 1 T ground cumin 1 t oregano […]

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Meat

Chili verde

5/11/2006 meps 0

3 lbs boneless pork butt 1 T oil 1 onion, diced 6 cloves garlic, chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped (with seeds) 1 t oregano Salt and pepper 2 4-oz cans whole green chilies 1 lb […]

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Meat

Cioppino

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Pat Ingrassia. I have no idea how many this serves, but it looks like a lot. First, The Base: 1 large onion, cut in 1/2 inch chunks 1 lb. carrots, cut in attractive, bite-sized […]

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Meps original

Cream of tomato-cilantro soup

8/5/2008 meps 0

1 medium onion, diced 1 T butter 14.5-oz can finely diced tomatoes 2 C chicken stock or 2 C water and 2 tsp chicken base 1 bunch of cilantro, finely minced 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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Vegetarian soups

Curried Pumpkin Soup (low fat)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 medium onion, chopped 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1 T firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground cardamom 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 […]

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Non-refrigerated

Delicious sauerkraut soup

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is an amazing soup, something that even non-sauerkraut people will love. My husband, who says he dislikes sauerkraut, goes back for seconds every time. This is another good offshore cruising recipe; you could substitute […]

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Tried and tested

Easy Garlic Garbanzo Soup

11/12/2005 meps 0

1 onion, chopped 1 T olive oil 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained 1/4 C brown rice 4-1/2 C water 2 t beef bouillon (I used a mixture of salted and unsalted bouillon, but you […]

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Ethnic

Ecuadorian Tomato Soup with Bananas

2/15/2006 meps 0

Sopa De Tomates Con Platanos (Ecuador) Serves 4-6, but you can halve it easily Barry says, “This is just about the best tomato soup I’ve ever eaten.” 1 large can tomato puree 4 bananas, peeled […]

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Soups

Egg Drop Soup

1/19/2007 meps 1

This is a regular offering at Chinese restaurants, where it’s also called Egg Flower Soup. It’s great when you have a cold. If you like spicy soups, try also Chicken Hot and Sour Soup. 2 […]

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Seafood

Fish Stew for Two

7/14/2004 meps 0

This would be good with shrimp or scallops, too 2 T olive oil 1 small green pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 1 large clove garlic, minced 14-oz stewed tomatoes 1 T tomato paste 1-1/2 […]

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Soups

FIVE PEPPER SOUP

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 slices pepper-backed bacon, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 4 sweet peppers, seeded and chopped in 1/2-inch pieces (red, green, yellow, orange, purple) 2-3 potatoes, peeled and diced in 1-inch cubes (about 2 […]

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Ethnic

Gazpacho

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jeanie Shaw, who has been like a sister to me since I was 13. This version of gazpacho is kind of like a liquid salad, and I find it hard to stop eating it […]

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Appetizers

Gingered Borscht Shots

6/11/2013 meps 0

This was originally published as an easy appetizer for a summer party. You can put a couple of tablespoons into shot glasses and place them in a bowl filled with ice, like vodka shots. Or […]

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Vegetarian soups

Green gazpacho

5/8/2006 meps 0

A refreshing chilled soup. 2 slices hearty white bread 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped 2 C watercress leaves 1/2 C cilantro 1/4 C flat-leaf parsley 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 yellow bell […]

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Salads

Homemade Croutons

5/8/2006 meps 0

4 C French bread, cut in 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 t basil 1/2 t oregano 1/2 t thyme 1/2 rosemary 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 T olive oil 1/2 t salt Preheat the oven to 350. […]

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Favorites

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

7/14/2004 meps 1

This is probably my all-time favorite soup, and my sister Julie’s too. It’s from the original Molly Katzen Moosewood cookbook. This can also make a good sauce for pasta, rice, or potatoes. 12 oz sliced […]

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Non-refrigerated

Julie’s Corn & Chicken Chowder

3/31/2010 meps 0

1 can of Campbell’s (select) chicken corn chowder 1 can of Campbell’s regular cream of chicken 1 can of Campbell’s cream of potato 1 can of chicken OR a large chopped up chicken breast 1 […]

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Meat

Lentil Chorizo Stew

5/5/2006 meps 0

Do you ever leave French bread sitting on the counter in a paper bag, and it gets hard as a rock? This solves that problem. The following instructions are for cooking the stew in a […]

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Vegetarian soups

Maimones

11/9/2006 meps 0

This Andalusian soup recipe is a real challenge to me. I’ve never seen or eaten maimones, but I ran across a mention of it on the Web. Then I went looking for a recipe in […]

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Favorites

Minestrone

1/19/2006 meps 2

This is my favorite “save my butt in an emergency” recipe. You can leave out some of the vegetables or substitute what you have on hand. I once even made it with canned carrots and […]

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Tried and tested

Miso soup

10/21/2007 meps 0

The ingredients for this can be found in a Japanese grocery store. Serves 4-6. 4 C cold water 4 small (1-1/2-inch long) dried fish 1/2 C bonito flakes (dried fish flakes) 1/3 to /2 C […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Miso-Ginger Consomme

10/1/2013 meps 0

2-inch piece of fresh ginger 6 C water 1/2 C white miso 4 C sliced mushrooms Optional: Fresh spinach or other greens, diced tofu 2 sliced green onions 1/2-1 t tamari Finely grate the ginger […]

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Meat

Original Brunswick Stew

11/25/2012 meps 1

At the 2012 Brunswick, Georgia “Rockin’ Stewbilee,” this was one of my two favorite stews. So imagine how excited I was when Tom Bullock, a volunteer with the hospital, sent me his recipe! You can […]

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Middle Eastern

PERSIAN SWEET-AND-SOUR CHICKEN SOUP

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 large onion, diced small 4-5 T butter 1 T ground coriander 1 1/2 t each cumin, cayenne, cinnamon 3/4 C long-grain rice 1/2 C finely chopped pitted prunes 1/3 C finely chopped dried apples […]

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Vegetarian soups

Potato-Cheese Soup

12/24/2006 meps 0

The use of carrots in this makes it seem more orange and cheesier than it really is. From The New Laurel’s Kitchen. 4 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic 1-2 T oil […]

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Favorites

Potato-Kale Soup

11/24/2013 meps 0

Here’s an old favorite for Julie. We made this for the infamous vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner in 1991. 1 T butter or olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 large potatoes 5 C water or stock, […]

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Vegetarian soups

Pumpkin Pecan Bisque

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 T butter 1 C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp) 1-3/4 cups chicken or vegetable broth (14 1/2 oz can) 1 16-oz can pumpkin (1 3/4 cups) 1-1/4 cups water 1 tsp […]

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Soups

Pumpkin-Coconut Bisque

12/2/2005 meps 0

1 T butter 1 onion, chopped 1 large chicken breast, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 14-oz can of pumpkin 14-oz can of coconut milk, shaken very well 2 […]

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Meat

Quick and Easy Brunswick Stew

12/30/2004 meps 2

This is a small recipe, just for two people, that I developed for camping. It’s not very sophisticated, and a far cry from the gallons and gallons served by volunteers at the Brunswick, Georgia “Rockin’ […]

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Soups

Quick Curried Soup

2/17/2014 meps 0

2 cans cream soup – cream of mushroom or cream of chicken 1 C raisins 1 can evaporated milk 1-1/2 C water 1-2 T curry powder 1 C peanuts, chopped Combine soup with milk and […]

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Meps original

Rhubarb Carrot Soup

5/3/2010 meps 0

This is a very tangy soup, and it has a creamy texture without pureeing it. 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 1 T butter, olive oil, or a combination of the two 4 large carrots, […]

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Soups

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Orange Cream

10/21/2013 meps 0

I made this soup for Philip and Bob Wilson during a visit to Boulder, Colorado. It was the first course of a meal that included Philip’s Chicken with Asiago, Prosciutto, and Mushrooms. It was also […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Salmon Buttermilk Chowder

11/17/2013 meps 0

2 t butter 1 small onion, diced 5-oz package of salmon 2-3 t dill 2 C chicken stock 1-2 C buttermilk (I used 4 T powdered buttermilk and 1-1/2 C water) 1 t arrowroot powder […]

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Asian

Simple Thai Coconut Curry

1/26/2016 meps 0

This is a pattern recipe, which means you can make it a bunch of different ways, and it will always be yummy. But it also means that the instructions are a little bit vague, similar […]

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Favorites

Simple tomato-banana soup

3/2/2011 meps 0

This is just about my favorite soup! It’s taken from Ecuadorian Tomato Soup with Bananas, but this version makes just two servings and uses fewer ingredients, so you can throw it together any time. 14-oz […]

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Mexican

SOPA DE FIDEO

8/12/2005 meps 0

For my comment on fideo, see Fideo Delicioso. 3 T vegetable oil 5 oz dry fideo noodles 1/2 C chopped onion 2 cloves minced garlic 1/8 t ground cumin 1-1/2 t salt 2 large tomatoes […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Spanish-inspired Tuna Stew

11/13/2013 meps 0

2 t cooking oil 3 t cooked bacon bits, divided 1/2 small onion, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped coarsely (not marinated) 1 chicken bouillon cube 2 t smoked paprika 1 […]

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Asian

Spicy Thai tomato-coconut soup

1/24/2008 meps 0

Serves 4 28-oz can tomato puree 2 T olive oil 1 onion, diced fine 14-oz can coconut milk 1-1/2 T Thai red curry paste 2 T lime juice Handful of fresh basil leaves 1 C […]

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Barry's family

Stellrecht Oyster Stew

12/24/2006 meps 0

This is a Stellrecht tradition, to be eaten while trimming the Christmas tree each year. Barry’s parents recreated the recipe from a Campbell’s soup can! The only problem with the tradition was, the kids never […]

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Vegetarian soups

Sween -n- Sour Cabbage Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 small head cabbage, quartered and cut in 1/2 inch wide strips 1 medium onion, quartered and cut in 1/2 inch wide strips 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 T olive oil 1 quart tomato […]

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Pressure cooker

Sweet Potato-Apple Soup

12/6/2013 meps 0

2 T butter 1 onion, diced finely 3 stalks celery, sliced 2 lbs sweet potatoes (about 5), peeled and coarsely grated 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely grated 5 C vegetable stock 1-1/2 t […]

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Mexican

Tortilla Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 to 4 Anaheim or poblano chili peppers, seeded and chopped 1 T cumin seed 2 T oil 1-1/2 C corn (about 3 ears) 3 med tomatoes, […]

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Middle Eastern

Tunisian chickpea soup (lablabi)

6/28/2006 meps 0

This version is a simple chickpea soup. For a richer version and more traditional way of serving, see Lablabi or Leb-Lebi (Tunisian chickpea stew). 6 T olive oil 10 garlic cloves, crushed 12 oz chickpeas, […]

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Mexican

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

10/28/2005 meps 0

This came about while looking for a tortilla soup recipe that could be served to someone who is allergic to chicken. 1/2 onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 bell pepper (red, yellow, or green), […]

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Vegetarian soups

Warm Ways Hummus Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 T olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1-1/2 C chicken or vegetable broth 3 C (or one 24-oz jar) cooked, drained chickpeas 1 t fresh cilantro Juice of 1/2 lemon […]

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Pressure cooker

White and black soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C (14 oz) dried white beans (such as flageolet, cannellini, or white aztec) 1/2 lb diced smoked bacon (preferably applewood-smoked) 1/4 minced fresh serrano chiles 1/2 C minced onion 1 C brandy 1 t […]

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Pressure cooker

Wild rice and mushroom soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/4 C wild rice 4 C chicken stock or vegetable broth 1 branch fresh thyme, or 1/4 t dried thyme 1 medium onion, about 5 oz 2 medium stalks celery 4 small, slender carrots 2 […]

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Tried and tested

Will’s Creamy Carrot Soup

6/20/2006 meps 0

I love cooking with Will. He brings a lot of joy to the kitchen, and he’s not afraid to take a recipe and make it his own. 1-1/4 lbs carrots, sliced 1 apple, peeled, seeded, […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Zucchini-Kidney Soup with Tomatoes

2/21/2014 meps 0

This has a wonderful blend of flavors, and it’s only 600 calories for the entire pot. It’s a filling lunch or a perfect dinner for two people on a diet. 3 T bacon bits 1 […]