Valarie Russell on October 13th, 2018

This is one of my personal favorite soups, I used to make homemade bread bowls to serve it in… but times have changed and we try really hard to avoid those extra carbs.(But, it’s absolutely delicious that way!) It’s the perfect meal to make when Kenny brings fresh cut broccoli and cauliflower inside.  Hope you […]

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Valarie Russell on October 7th, 2014

A good way to use up your “Basket of the Week”, or clean out the refrigerator. This recipe could easily be vegetarian by using vegetable broth in place of chicken broth. Makes a lot and freezes well. 1 T olive oil 1 c chopped onion (candy onion) 1 c sliced carrot 3/4 c sliced celery 3 […]

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Valarie Russell on February 18th, 2014

Kenny loves soups in the winter, actually he likes them year around. I just don’t, I think soups are for cold winter days like today. This soup is one I thought up trying to make use of leftover ham.  In the past few years we stopped purchasing sliced ham from the deli because it is […]

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Valarie Russell on February 4th, 2014

On these cold winter days Kenny and I both enjoy a good pot of soup. We both love potato soup, him with no cheese me with lots.  This week since I was doing the cooking…I won out.  This is one of my favorite recipes, hope you enjoy.   1/2 lb. thick-sliced bacon, diced 1 onion, diced 1 cup […]

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Valarie Russell on September 18th, 2013

While chowder might be considered a fall or winter dish, there is nothing like fresh corn that is slightly charred on the grill to kick it up a notch!  Also, you may decide to roast your own red peppers, that’s what I do. This is a great soup using fresh corn, roasted red peppers and […]

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Valarie Russell on January 10th, 2012

This comforting stew makes a hearty meal when served with a salad and crusty bread. This is much like my Rustic Cabbage Soup; both are delicious and well worth trying. 2 cans white beans (rinsed & drained) 32 oz of  vegetable broth  or (low sodium chicken broth for you non-vegetarians) 1 bay leaf 1 generous […]

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