Category Archives: soup

Matzoh ball soup 5/4/22

We still are finishing up leftovers from Sunday. This soup was made from a packaged mix but we diluted it a little more since it is very salty and added extra vegetables and some chicken pieces.

Posted in American, Easy, soup, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

Leftover lamb, asparagus, and rice bowl 5/2/22

On Sunday we had a big family dinner with sous vide and then grilled boneless leg of lamb with chimichurri, scalloped potatoes, and asparagus with sauce gribiche. I was so busy that I forgot to take pictures! We had plenty … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Easy, Lamb, leftovers, Leftovers For Dinner, soup, Vegetables | Tagged , | 1 Comment

A sandwich and soup. 4/2/22

Our son came over today to play tennis with John and afterwards we picked up banh mi from Lee’s Sandwiches which is a Vietnamese chain here in California. I love banh mi with its delicate crunchy roll and its pickled … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, Lunch, Poultry, soup, Vegetarian, Vietnamese | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lightened New England clam chowder. 3/26/22

This clam chowder recipe is an adaptation of Gabrielle Hamilton’s from an article in The NY Times. Hers, I am sure, is delicious but contained way too much cream and oil for us. So I slimmed the recipe down to … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, pescatarian, Shellfish, soup, Vegetables | Tagged | 1 Comment

St. Patrick’s Day! 3/17/22

My paternal grandfather was born on St. Patrick’s Day in 1890. Not only would a lot of dinners that I cook seem totally bizarre to him but there is no way my grandmother could have found the ingredients with which … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, Healthy tips, Methods, Recipes, Sheet pan, soup, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lightened New England clam chowder. 2/19/22

When I first looked at the recipe for New England clam chowder I was taken aback by the amount of fat (olive oil plus grease from guanchiale and canola oil) and three cups of heavy cream for 6 servings. Certainly … Continue reading

Posted in American, Healthy tips, pescatarian, Recipes, Shellfish, soup, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

Null soup. 1/7/22

Good for lunch, good for dinner, good for snack, null soup! I made a big pot of null soup the other day for times when I am too tired to make something nutritious and might slide into choices I wish … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, Healthy tips, Indian, Kitchen tips, leftovers, Methods, soup | Tagged | Leave a comment

Light clam chowder. 1/4/22

Winter seems like the perfect time for hearty soups. I love clam chowder but not all the cream! The clam chowder we make gets its liquid from two bottles of clam juice and the liquid from two cans of minced … Continue reading

Posted in American, Healthy tips, pescatarian, Recipes, Shellfish, soup, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lunch on a winter day: Turn your salad into soup! 12/28/21

It is rainy and chilly here in Northern California for which we say, YAY! Our water woes seem like daily news reports and we have been asked to cut back on usage. So we are happy to have rain but … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, Kitchen tips, leftovers, Lunch, Poultry, soup, Vegetables | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Null soup++. 12/4/21

Back in the day when the only things that were free on Weight Watchers were non-starchy vegetables, I used to make this soup with only chicken broth and vegetables. We affectionately called it null soup. Although not very exciting, it … Continue reading

Posted in American, Easy, Legumes, Lunch, Poultry, soup, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment