Category: Soups & Stews

When It’s Too Hot to Chew: Gazpacho

Beauty shall be edible or nothing. -Salvador Dalí Maybe you think of soup as something to eat on a cold winter’s day, served in a mug you can cling to with cold hands. Or perhaps you think of soup as an accompaniment to a sandwich, something cooked in a single pot of simmering leftovers. Think …

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Pistachio Gazpacho with Watermelon and Cucumber

By Chef Gerald Hirigoyen, Piperade, San Francisco Chefs Laurent Manrique, Roland Passot and Gerald Hirigoyen hold the most envied title of their profession: Maître Cuisinier de France or Master Chef of France. Chefs are chosen to join one of the world’s most prestigious culinary associations through an exhaustive six-month review process that dates back to 1951. For …

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Grilled Chicken Soup

Warming up the grill this spring April showers bring May flowers, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors and avoid using your barbecue. Get outside and grill with some delicious recipes to bring a little cold weather comfort food to your dinner table. Grilled Chicken Soup Cook time: 1 hour Serves 4-6 Ingredients …

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A Fiesta of Mexican Soup Recipes

Think of Mexican food and soup is not the first thing that comes to mind. But considering how many delicious Mexican soup recipes there are, it could never be last on the list. Here’s a small sampling of some of those delightful concoctions. Fabada Asturiana Fabada is a soup imported to Mexico centuries ago by …

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Easy Crock Pot Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

I’m not Irish, but I do enjoy a delicious Irish dinner on St. Patrick’s Day. Growing up in the Midwest, I’m used to eating warm hearty meals comprised of meat, potatoes and vegetables. My figure is proof of my love for this kind of food. Corned beef with cabbage, potatoes and vegetables, and Irish Stew …

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Hearty Mushroom and Quinoa Soup with Bacon

The colder months are perfect for testing out cozy new recipes in the kitchen made with wholesome, nutritious and hearty ingredients. It’s the best time of year to make stews and soups, but if you’re running out of ideas, you can always put a new spin on classic favourites. This soup recipe by Renée Kohlman …

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Cream Of Bacon Corn Salsa Soup Recipe

Mixing cultures through food is a delicious trend that lets both professional chefs and home cooks get creative in the kitchen. As a judge on Chopped Canada and the owner of two successful restaurants, acclaimed chef Antonio Park is an expert in fusion cuisine. Raised by Korean parents, Park grew up in Argentina before moving …

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Creamy Tomato Hot And Sour Soup

Creative twists for soup season There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a bowl of perfectly simmered and seasoned soup. Easy or complicated, creamy or spicy, you simply can’t go wrong with soup during the winter. “Once the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, there is nothing I crave more …

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Creamy Cheddar & Broccoli Potato Soup

This is one of my favorite winter dishes, it’s a creamy potato soup that uses mashed potato mix (or homemade if you have the time) to thicken it, which gives it a very hearty potato flavor. I usually make this recipe to serve three, and always have leftovers for days! This time, I made this …

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Recipe: Lentil and Mushroom Stew

It’s a new year, with new opportunities to improve your diet. One of this year’s top food trends is plant-based eating, so whether you’ve tried it or not, you’ve likely heard of it. But, what is a plant-based diet? A plant-based diet consists primarily of foods derived or made from plants such as fruits, vegetables, …

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