Salads, Soups, and Sides

Home Cooking Recipes: Chicken and Rice Soup

March 11, 2010
Home Cooking Recipes: Chicken and Rice Soup

Feature recipe:  This recipe is from Eat It, It’s Good For You! by Barbara Brown Rynders.  This cookbook is like the underground bible for wholesome cooking.  My mother, aunt, and grandmother all made this soup (along with other dishes and baked goods from this book), and now I am carrying on the tradition.  In...
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Home Cooking Recipes: Comforting Potato Soup

March 3, 2010

When the cool, cloudy weather returned, I pulled some of this soup out of the freezer.  I was just as delicious as I remembered.  This soup is actually the only way I can get Hayden to eat potatoes! 2 1/2  lbs potatoes, any kind (peeled & chopped- approx 6 Russets or 8 large Yukons)...
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Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

February 21, 2010
Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

We had this broccoli and cauliflower soup tonight.  Hayden asked for seconds, and thirds, and then turned down his grilled cheese sandwich.  I can’t complain! 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbs olive oil 1 cup chicken broth 3...
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Home Cooking Recipes: Hearty Bean Soup

February 5, 2010
Home Cooking Recipes: Hearty Bean Soup

As we like to say in our home, this soup is “nutritious and delicious!”  This is one of the best bean soup recipes.  Tonight, Hayden asked for more of this- twice! 4 cans white beans, drained (navy or cannellini) 1 qt chicken broth 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 onion, chopped 1 bunch carrots, chopped...
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Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

January 31, 2010
Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Apple and spices enhance the flavors of the squash in this antioxidant-rich soup. 2 small butternut squashes 2 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped 2 leeks, whites only, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed or minced 3 tbs olive oil 1 qt chicken broth 1 can chick broth 1/2 tsp cinnamon few shakes nutmeg 1/2...
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