Category Archives: soups and stews

Chicken Korma


Korma is not one particular dish but rather a name given to curry that is both mild and creamy. It is often described on restaurant menus as a mild dish, however, korma is anything but bland. There seems to be several versions … Continue reading

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Creamy White Bean Soup


White bean soup is a great and simple meal for cooler days. It is also a perfect make ahead soup as the flavors only get better as it sits. This particular recipe is a lighter version because there is a … Continue reading

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real mushroom soup with a touch of lemon


There is nothing like cream of mushroom soup. Mushrooms may be a short term craze as of late and they are worth the cravings as they are an excellent source of iron, selenium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, copper, and zinc. This soup is divine. It is another … Continue reading

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white bean and kale soup


Kale may be my new food addiction. I can’t get it out of my mind and continue to think of recipes that kale goes well in. This is a delicious recipe. The ingredients are simple yet the flavors are fantastic. The beans … Continue reading

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simple green curry


  This is a fantastic yet simple green chicken curry recipe for those pushed for time. What simplifies this recipe is the use of the Thai green curry paste (which can be found in most markets in the International isle). … Continue reading

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spicy pork and chili-pepper goulash (stew)


  Jamie Oliver does it again. This is a fantastic stew with a unique balance of sweetness and spice. The bell peppers sweeten the dish as the chilies and caraway counter the sweetness with their spiciness. The addition of the … Continue reading

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farro with sauteed mushrooms, feta, and thyme


Farro is such a versatile grain that offers wonderful texture and meatiness as well as great health benefits. Farro is a great source for fiber, protein, and iron. It is easy to prepare and can be used in a plethora … Continue reading

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tortellini soup with spinach and tomato


my mom used to make a similar version of this on cold winter nights. not sure what it was about tortellini soup but i found great comfort in it. even in college, i would call home for the recipe and … Continue reading

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turkey and pinto bean chili


my husband was going to a football game with some friends and this gave me some time to finish the christmas decorating and put together a soup or chile for dinner. i  called my sister in hopes that she might recommend a good soup … Continue reading

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chicken enchilada soup


  this is a hearty soup that could be called a stew. it is perfect for a cold evening when the soul needs some warmth and some spice. this soup definately has heat because of the peppers. it is a heat … Continue reading

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