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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

  There are many cultures in which an egg drop soup is made. Chinese cuisine offers a version, also known as egg flower soup, the Greeks make theirs with avgolemono…
Creamy Carciofi Soup

Creamy Carciofi Soup

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  Artichokes (carciofi), can be enjoyed in many ways. I have grilled, stuffed, and fritattafied (not a real word in any language) them. One of my husband’s favorite artichoke recipes…
Chickpea Soup with Tomatoes & Pasta

Chickpea Soup with Tomatoes & Pasta

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  My family loves soup! We have our favorites, depending on the season and the time of day. During the heat of summer we enjoy, creamy tomato basil, chilled summer…
Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

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  As a child, I remember my mother preparing stuffed bell peppers on numerous occasions. It’s one of those recipes that you can prepare in advance, tend to four children,…
Jambalaya Soup

Jambalaya Soup

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  As I have mentioned in previous posts, I have a special connection to New Orleans. My mother and my maternal grandparents, each 100% Sicilian, were all born and raised…
Lemon-y Lentil & Chickpea Soup

Lemon-y Lentil & Chickpea Soup

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  Viglia Capodanno, New Year’s Eve, is celebrated throughout Italy with family and friends enjoying food and drink. The drink is bubbly Prosecco and the food is symbolic of wishes…
Summer Squash Soup

Summer Squash Soup

  The days of Summer are dwindling and Autumn is just around the corner. Before we know it, the once bountiful harvest of vine-ripened tomatoes, sweet peppers and baby eggplants…

Jacob’s Lentil Soup

  Referring to the lentil soup his brother was cooking, Esau said to Jacob, “Let me gulp down some of that red stuff, I am famished.” (Gen. 25:30) This biblical…

Pasta & Peas Stracciatella

  Stracciatella is an Italian egg drop soup. Traditionally, it is a light soup made with chicken broth, eggs, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and Italian parsley. I have added farfalle pasta (butterfly)…

Beef-Barley Soup

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  In this month of January 2016, it seems that just about everyone in the country, from coast to coast, is experiencing unusually cold weather. A few days ago, it…

Vegetable & Italian Sausage Soup

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  Every home cook should have an arsenal of favorite soup recipes. Whether the soup is to be served as a first course for an elegant dinner party, part of…

Chilled Summer Spa Soup

  After making a batch of my flavored ice cubes, I got the idea to make a cold soup. I didn’t really want a hearty gazpacho, rather a light, cool…

Chickpea Soup with Parmesan-Rosemary Croutons

  Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans, these little legumes pack a nutritional punch. They are low in fat and are an excellent source of nutrients, fiber and…

Italian Gazpacho

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  Gazpacho, the tomato-based, cold soup that is world famous, has many variations. Originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalucia, gazpacho is a refreshing summer soup. I call it…

Zuppa di Pesce

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  When I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I could easily find fresh fish and seafood just about any time of the year. The fish counter in…

Okra Gumbo

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  Okra, also known as “gumbo” or “lady fingers,” is a highly nutritious edible green pod vegetable. It’s available fresh just about year-round in the South and from May-October in…

Lasagna Soup

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  Lasagna has been a part of my family’s Christmas dinner for as long as I can remember and it’s the only time I really ever make it anymore.  …

Roasted Fennel Soup

  For many folks, soup is the original comfort food, whether it’s a soothing light stracciatella or a hearty pasta e fagioli. This full-bodied fennel soup falls somewhere in between.…

Zuppa di Cipolle

  Onion soups have been popular since Roman times, so it seems to me that French onion soup might not be so French after all! As you may recall from…
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