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Detox after a Christmas of Excess

This year, Christmas nearly killed me! The sugar, the flour, the turkey, the eggnog. OH! The excess!!! I felt like Hunter S. Thompson in his famously lucid and hallucinogenic Las Vegas adventure except instead of illegal drug trips, my stimulants … Continue reading

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Delicious, Detoxifying Asparagus Soup

If you aren’t eating asparagus right now, why not?! It’s the perfect time of year to get your hands on one of spring’s earliest vegetables. You can find this crisp, snappy green in every grocery store as well as in … Continue reading

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Roasted Squash and Apple Soup with Maple Soy Reduction

  A chill wind is blowing. Having whirled down from the sleepy summer branches, umber and amber leaves lie, smelling exquisitely of autumn and sweet decay. Squash, with it’s infinite variations- squat, oblong, turbanesque, vermillion and green, is ready for … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup Meets Ham and Hamagatawny is Born

Mulligatawny Meets Ham and Hamagatawny is BornLast Saturday two cultural food icons clashed in my kitchen and I am happy to say that the result was delicious. In one corner stood an Indian soup whose creamy components swilled in a … Continue reading

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Simple Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This soup is deceptively delicious. I say deceptive because like a hungry lion camouflaged by the tall grass on the savannah or a polar bear stalking seals near the snowy north pole this soup ease of assembly belies it’s mind-blowing … Continue reading

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Tomatoes, tomatoes, TOMATOES…in soup!

Yup, they’re ready. They ripen all at once…we’ve are being overrun by glorious, red, juicy, sun-kissed tomatoes! There is really nothing quite like a fresh tomato. Just thinking about August’s tangy, sweet, acidic, delicious tomatoes can make me salivate any … Continue reading

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Hamburger soup feeds the soul with garden delights

I know it’s the middle of summer, but gosh darn it, I wanted soup! About this time every year I start getting really tired of salads (bless their watery, crunchy hearts) and I start fantasizing about soup. Not that I’m … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Chicken Curry Soup

It is a misty moisty day. The kind of grey rainy day that has little people gazing wistfully out the front window wishing they could play outside.The kind of day that has me abandoning any efforts at salvaging yesterday’s line-hung … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fridays and Golden Cheddar Soup

It’s Friday again which means another splendid play date with Goldy and the gang! At breakfast I thumbed through one of my favorite cookbooks looking for inspiration for the limited items in my fridge (by now you may have guessed … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fridays and the Carrot Concoction

We love Friday! Calixa and Hermione have had a standing play date on Fridays nearly the whole three years Calixa’s been in existence. The two girls get along as well as two girls under the age of five can. For … Continue reading

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