Category Archives: Soups

Tremé Mock Turtle Soup

This month Soup Swappers are celebrating the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisines! Turtle Soup is an iconic New Orleans dish, and my recipe for Mock Turtle Soup has all the flavor of this classic Crescent City restaurant soup,  with … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower Mushroom Garlic Walnut Soup (Meatless Monday)

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower, along with Mushrooms, Garlic and Walnuts combine with sautéed onions, celery and carrot; herbs, vegetable stock, vermouth and cream for an incredibly flavorful as well as hearty soup that’s perfect for cold weather and for Meatless Monday.  

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Split Pea with Ham Soup (#SoupSwappers)

This month’s theme is “Memory Soups” and my recipe for Split Pea with Ham Soup is chock full of wonderful memories. 

Posted in Beans, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Stories | 14 Comments

Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplins (#SoupSwappers)

Regional Soups is this month’s theme for Soup Saturday Swappers and this Chicken and Dumplings recipe is the quintessential East Tennessee soup. If you make good chicken and dumplings, your stock is high; if you know someone who makes good … Continue reading

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Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Soup (#SoupSaturdaySwappers)

Homemade soups can be a delicious, nutritious and quick weeknight meal. That’s the theme for this month’s #SoupSaturdaySwappers, and this recipe for Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Soup is all of those things. 

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups | 16 Comments

Mexican Chicken Chili (Copycat Soups) (#SoupSwappers)

This recipe for Mexican Chicken Chili is a knockoff copycat recipe of Al Yeganeh’s Soup Kitchen International in New York City.  Copycat Soups is this month’s theme for Soup Saturday Swappers. 

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Grilled Corn Gazpacho with Crab (#SoupSwappers)

Since it’s July, and since it’s hotter than Hell’s Half Acre (aka The Devil’s Kitchen) in most places, this month’s Soup Saturday Swappers theme is Chilled Soups. My contribution is this recipe for Grilled Corn Gazpacho with Crab. If you … Continue reading

Posted in Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Vegetables | 14 Comments

Cantaloupe Gazpacho – Soup Swappers

Light and refreshing, this Cantaloupe Gazpacho recipe is just the ticket for the tail end of Spring and Summer when the weather begins to heat up. Fruit soups are this month’s theme for Soup Saturday Swappers.  

Posted in Fruits, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups | 12 Comments

Roasted Golden Beet Borscht (Soup Swappers)

Soup Saturday Swappers are back; this month’s theme is root vegetables. This recipe for Roasted Golden Beet Borscht is simple to prepare and simply delicious. 

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Vegetables | 18 Comments

Crock Pot Carne Guisada – Mexican Beef Stew (Soup Saturday – Slow Cooker Recipe)

Imagine beef stew. Imagine beef chunks seared, then stewed to tender perfection, low and slow in a Crock Pot.  Imagine that beef stew spiced to perfection with garlic, re-hydrated peppers, cumin, coriander and Mexican oregano (just for starters). Then, imagine … Continue reading

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