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 October 16th, 2012

This would be the perfect weekend to make this recipe, you can pick up everything you need for this recipe at the New Albany Farmer’s Market this weekend. Start by picking up your fresh beef at 3D Valley Farms, then stop by Sycamore Creek Herbs for your fresh herbs, then visit us at Russell Veggies […]

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Valarie Russell on February 11th, 2012

This is Kenny’s newest absolute favorite soup, and I can have it on the table in 30 minutes. I should have double the recipe, as Kenny ate six bowls yesterday! The flavors blend and make the soup even better the next day (if someone doesn’t eat it all the first day).  Hope you enjoy this […]

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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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Valarie Russell on November 30th, 2011

We seem to have an abundance of cabbage right now so I started thinking about how I could use some. I made cabbage casserole for Thanksgiving dinner with the family, made veggie soup with some then decided to try and come up with something a little different.  Well, this is different alright but oh so delicious, Kenny said it […]

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Valarie Russell on October 5th, 2011

I watched Mark Bittman prepare this corn chowder on the Today Show one morning and with all the fabulous corn we had  at the farmer’s market this year, I couldn’t wait to try it. One unique step that he does that adds tons of flavor to the broth, is boil the corn cobs in the water. Our […]

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Valarie Russell on September 21st, 2011

Cilantro Chile Sauce 2 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 small bunch cilantro 1 green (serrano) chile, seeds removed 2 pinches ground cumin a couple pinches of salt Frittata 6 large eggs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small red onion, chopped 3 small potatoes, very […]

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Valarie Russell on June 7th, 2011

It’s kale and new potato time at the New Albany Farmer’s Market, stop by and pick some up and you too can make this delicious soup. The following  recipe is one I found from a website called, it’s the olive garden potato/sausage/kale soup. I made this at  home and was really impressed!! This is definitely something […]

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