Soups

Split Pea Soup
Split Pea Soup

So my birthday is coming around before too long – and, although Mr. Man really wanted to buy me that Canon Rebel XSI I’ve had my eye on for the last year, coming out of the kitchen remodel, and with the economy tanking the way it is – it just seems impossibly extravagant right now [...]

Sausage Lentil Mexicali Soup
Sausage Lentil Mexicali Soup

I haven’t done a lot of cooking with lentils since I gave up being Vegan many, many moons ago, but by chance over the holidays, DD was wanting to donate food to her school food drive (which had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that each item of food that she brought in was [...]

Creamy Chanterelle Soup

Ingredients: 1 Onion, diced 4 Cloves Garlic, minced 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream 1/4 cup Sour Cream 1/4 cup Cottage Cheese* 1 Quart Beef Broth 1 lb Chanterelle Mushrooms*, coarsely chopped 1/8 cup White Wine; divided 1 tsp Beef Bouillon* 1 tbls Olive Oil 1 tbls Soy Sauce Kosher Salt 1/4 cup fresh Italian Parsley, [...]

Tomato Soup

Ingredients: 4 cans 28 ounce whole plum tomatoes 1 cans 28 ounce diced tomatoes 2 whole Red Bell Peppers, cleaned, stemmed, seeded and quartered 2 whole Carrots, ends removed and quartered 1 whole Green Bell Pepper, finely diced and sauteed 1 Whole Onion, peeled and quartered 1 whole Garlic 2 tbls Balsamic Vinegar (or to [...]