Black Bean Taco Chili

October 17, 2013
Black Bean Taco Chili

  As the weather cools and fall sets in, our family is transitioning from summer grilling and fresh farmstand vegetables to heartier fare.  Soups and chilis feature prominently on our menu during these cooler months.  They’re one pot meals with warm flavors, simple preparation and ample amounts of leftovers. What’s not to love? This is […]

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Thai Pumpkin Soup

November 14, 2011
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This time of year really is just begging me to make soup.  (Well, maybe not days like today – 66 degrees in New England on November 14th?  Really?)  This recipe has been a long time coming to this blog.  The soup was actually first featured on Domestic Pursuits last year in the background of my […]

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Avocado Shrimp Bisque

August 19, 2011

Ok in the home stretch now!  3 days to go, and then I will be 31.  I really think I’m going to finish all of these things on this list!  This soup has a very nice backstory – it’s one of the things my husband made for me for our first Valentine’s day together.  This started our proud […]

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Italian Wedding Soup

August 2, 2011

This 30-while-30 recipe came out much better than the last one.  (What can I say, no one bats 1000 all the time!!) And, it is another favorite dish that for some reason I had never cooked until age 30!   Italian Wedding Soup has comfort food written all over it in my house, but usually we get it […]

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Clam Chowder

June 14, 2011

Making clam chowder at home has always seemed like a tall task to me.  Somehow you have to get clams, cook and chop them, and then make a smooth creamy base.  Getting the seasoning right, adding the right vegetables…I always figured I would need to get clam chowder at a restaurant to really enjoy it. […]

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

January 16, 2011

Looking for the perfect bowl of soup to combat that winter chill?  Look no further than this Chicken Pot Pie Soup.  It’s the ultimate comfort food – a tasty, healthy dish that’s warm, filling and chock full of familiar flavors.  With the thickened broth, variety of vegetables and chunks of chicken and potato, it is indeed chicken pot […]

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Panera’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup

October 11, 2010

My love of Panera has been well-documented in this blog.  Living one mile from one location makes it far too easy to pick up a bowl of soup or loaf of bread when the urge strikes.  I’ve been dying to make Food Network Magazine’s knock-off recipe of Panera’s well-loved broccoli cheddar soup for months.  With […]

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Sausage and Mushroom Soup

March 21, 2010

As strange as it sounds, I was not quite ready for the weather to warm up – don’t get me wrong, the more than 70 inches of snow we had this winter I was more than happy to see melting away, but I really love soup season and will be sorry to see it go.  There […]

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Slow-cooker Baked Potato Soup

January 27, 2010

After a long blogging hiatus, I’m back.  While I haven’t been blogging regularly, I’ve been tracking my kitchen adventures and have a number of fun recipes to share. In the dead of winter, nothing is better than a warm, hearty bowl of soup.   Panera’s Baked Potato soup is a favorite of mine,  so I was […]

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

March 24, 2009

This was my first foray into slow-cooker meal preparation. Just about everyone I know received one or more when they got married. I didn’t register for one because I couldn’t see the need. I still don’t think that it falls in the “can’t live without it category”, but I can tell that I’m really going […]

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