Saturday, January 18

Chicken and Mixed Pasta Soup

Fast and fresh. How we want to cook right now. Chicken and Mixed Pasta Soup. You cook the pasta and make the soup with the pasta cooking water and some stock. A healthy and hearty bowl of scratch soup is on the table in 20 minutes. I made this with mista corta pasta sent to me by one of the oldest companies in Gragnano, Italy AKA Pastatown. Grazie Pasta Dimartino Use any short cuts of

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Friday, October 19

Butternut Squash Leek Apple Curry Soup

Butternut Squash Leek Apple Curry Soup

Cozy season means snuggling in and savoring the last bits of warm sunlight each day. Soup is the king of comfort food we turn to for contentment and what the Danish call hygge. I hope this Butternut Squash Leek Apple Curry Soup gets you into the soup making mood. It’s more than the sum of its parts, somewhat salty, sweet and a touch piquant. Jump to Recipe This chunky soup combines chopped leeks and rough-cut

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Tuesday, February 10

Potage Ménagère – French Homestyle Vegetable Soup

Potage Ménagère – French Homestyle Vegetable Soup

Potage à la Ménagère is a simple puréed vegetable soup, not a recipe you’ll find in Escoffier. (I checked.) Rather it’s housewife soup that speaks of French frugality. Eating it transports me to a scene in a 1930’s black and white film. There, in a country kitchen at a wooden table set with enormous spoons, a family sits quietly eating soup with thick slices of crusty bread. Once upon a time, this type of soup starred

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"Let no man fancy he knows how to dine
Till he has learnt how taste and taste combine."

-Horace, Satires, 2.4

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