Category Archives: soup

Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/10/21

We finally got around to making clam chowder since the weather has cooled down some. Rhode Island style chowder is much lighter than its super thick and creamy cousin to the north. Of course I have pared down the cream … Continue reading

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Gazpacho and chickpea salad. 9/9/21

As the temperature keeps hovering in the mid- to upper 90s, I am finding ways to keep from heating up the kitchen. On Thursday I made gazpacho from the myriad Roma tomatoes that our daughter brought home from the Community … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 7/8/21

We were supposed to be preparing shrimp tonight but we opted to change the menu to a favorite of ours, clam chowder. I have taken a traditional recipe for New England clam chowder and lightened it up so that it … Continue reading

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Clam Chowder. 5/21/21

The hardest part to making this clam chowder is cleaning and cutting the leek. Leeks are notorious for trapping dirt between their leaves. I cut off the dark green parts first and then cut the leek into quarters lengthwise leaving … Continue reading

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Thai shrimp soup. 4/5/21

A week or so ago we made a Thai soup to represent our country winner. Although we ate most of the vegetables and all the shrimp we still had broth left over. We used it as the base for tonight’s … Continue reading

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Country winner, Thailand! Tom Yum Soup. 3/26/21

This favorite in Thailand is a great low calorie, healthy soup. Here is a link to the recipe I used. https://www.recipetineats.com/tom-yum-soup-thai/. There are two recipes included one for the brothy soup that I made and another for a creamy soup. … Continue reading

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New England Clam Chowder. 3/12/21

Last real cooking day of the week since Saturday is LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) and Sunday is BFD (Breakfast For Dinner.) I have gone off menu with this selection since I had to rejigger my plan earlier in the week. … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder 2/2/21

Rhode Island clam chowder is similar to New England clam chowder but is brothier. I used only 2 tablespoons of cream in a fairly large pot of soup. You may be thinking that this is the poor relation of its … Continue reading

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Vietnamese sour soup with shrimp. 1/13/21

Before COVID John and I used to do quite a bit of traveling and in November, 2019 we took a trip to Southeast Asia. We started a cruise in Hong Kong and made our way down Vietnam, then to Cambodia, … Continue reading

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