Tag Archives: Soup

Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

While reading Cate’s blog last week, I saw her link to Branny’s Souper Bowl and knew I had to participate.  For every entry Branny gets, she’s donating to the ASPCA, which is a cause dear to my heart.  All of … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

My company has lunch on-site every day.  Nothing fancy, mostly just soup, a salad bar, and occasionally a sandwich bar.  Still the convenience is great, and I love having warm soup for lunch.  Unfortunately, the vegetarian soups lean heavily on … Continue reading

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Kale and White Bean Soup

It’s hard to cook in an unfamiliar kitchen. Lacking your usual tools, the familiar measuring cups or your trusty cutting board, an old standby dish suddenly becomes a new kind of challenge. My grandmother has managed for years to feed … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Riff on French Onion Soup

I have no childhood associations with French onion soup the way I did with stuffing.  The fact that it’s traditionally made with beef broth didn’t wreak havoc on me when I became vegetarian because I don’t think I’ve ever even … Continue reading

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Mushroom, Tofu and Bok Choy Soup with Homemade Noodles

Can we pause for just a minute and focus on the title.  HOMEMADE noodles.  That’s right.  A number of kitchen techniques make me anxious.  I’ve been slowly conquering them, pickling peppers, canning tomatoes, and making pie crust from scratch.  Still, … Continue reading

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Blended Vegetable Soups

Fall and winter are nearly upon us in Berkeley.  That means that it gets darker earlier, that it’s about 5 degrees cooler outside, and the fog descends in the morning and doesn’t burn off until lunch.  While Berkeley fall and … Continue reading

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Spicy Sopa de Ajo

I truly admire “real” food bloggers. Their diligence amazes me. I never think to photograph my food until I’m halfway through dinner, thinking “wow, this would make a great recipe for the blog.” Tonight will also be picture-less unfortunately, partially … Continue reading

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