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Soup, Salad and Sandwiches

Cream of White Asparagus Soup

Cream of White Asparagus Soup

  Last year about this time when my husband and I were preparing for our trip to Europe, I busied myself with finding recipes that might be typical of the region we would be in so I could try them at home. I was able […]

Green Salad with Blueberries, Apples & Mustard Chive Vinaigrette

Green Salad with Blueberries, Apples & Mustard Chive Vinaigrette

I should call this the Monet salad.  I’m teasing, of course, but whenever I see varying tones of green and purple with touches of blue, I think of French Impressionist Claude Monet’s most famous and recognizable series of paintings — Waterlilies.

Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Peppers and Feta

Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Peppers and Feta

More than a month has passed since I’ve written here, but that doesn’t mean I’ve left it to sit.  Okay, it appears as if it’s been abandoned.  But I’ve been searching for and learning about many things that will hopefully make it function better than […]

Pork and Cabbage Soup

Pork and Cabbage Soup

  Pork and Cabbage Soup When I think back on most years of my life, I am able to remember being sick once every year or two — and when I started teaching — every year.  Sometimes, it went on for more than two months, […]

Non Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup with Vegetables

Non Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup with Vegetables

Well hello. I hope you’re well.  I have been — at least until a few days ago when I felt a bit of a sore throat that was at first more a reason to laze around than anything else.  I’m not much of a laze […]