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Curried Carrot Soup

1 red onion, chopped finely
1 Tbs. olive oil
Four cups of chicken stock
3 cloves garlic, pressed
4 cups of sliced and peeled carrots
3 Tbs. curry powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Saute onion in oil until onion is starting to brown. Add chicken stock, garlic, carrots, curry, salt, pepper, and wine. Bring to a boil and cook until carrots are completely cooked. Use a hand held blender to puree all the ingredients. (Or, let soup cool, and process in batches in a…

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Cheese Vegetable Soup

Our family friend Diane gave us this recipe. I’ve altered it a bit. It’s one of the easiest recipes I’ve made, but very, very good.

1/4 cup chopped onion
1 Tbs. butter
2 c. frozen loose pack corn
1 cup chopped fresh broccoli
3/4 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup water
2 10 3/4 ounce can cream of potato soup
2 1/2 cups milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste

In soup pot, cook onion in butter until translucent. Add vegetables and water. Bring mixture to a boil and…

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French Onion Soup

3 Tbs. butter

3 large yellow onions, sliced into rings… or try different varieties like Walla Walla Sweet and red onions
1 bunch green onions chopped
1 clove garlic crushed
3 Tbs sugar
6 cups beef stock (or use chicken stock for a lighter taste.)
1/3 cup red wine
4 pieces thick French bread that have been toasted and hardened in the over.
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
Saute the onions, green onions, and garlic in the butter over medium heat for ten minutes.  Add the sugar and…

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Won Ton Soup

24 uncooked won ton noodles (You can find these in the fruit and vegetable section of your super market)
1/2 pound ground pork
1/4 cup chopped scallions
1 Tbs. oyster sauce (found on the oriental isle)
1 Tsp. cornstarch
Cook pork on medium heat until completely cooked. Add oyster sauce, scallions, and cornstarch and stir to…

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Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

My daughter Julia asks for this soup nearly every day. Patrick and I first tasted tortilla soup in Puerto Vallarta on our honeymoon. For several years, I looked for a recipe, gave up, and finally developed one of my own. If you don’t have time to make the tortilla strips, you can substitute store-bought chips.

1 Tbs. Butter
1 yellow onion, chopped finely
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1 small can green chilies
1 can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes
1 can black beans, drained (You may also…

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Apple Pumpkin Soup


A good use for extra pumpkins!
Apple Pumpkin Soup
1 medium-sized pumpkin,…

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Chicken Corn Chowder


One of our favorite soups, and very easy.
Chicken Corn Chowder

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Tomato Basil Soup. Yum!

Another picture at our dining table in Southern France. We spent many, many nights with friends around this table, and one of our favorite things to serve (in the winter) was soup.

Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

This soup is especially lovely with homemade garlic-olive oil croutons and a dollop of crème fraiche or sour cream.

½ red onion, chopped finely
6 cloves garlic, pressed
1 Tbs. Olive oil
4 cups fresh Roma tomatoes, chopped (Or you can use two cans of canned, chopped plum
tomatoes . . ….

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Clammed up

“Only the pure of heart can make good soup.”