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Coming Clean:  Detox Soup

Coming Clean: Detox Soup

  It’s that time of year, isn’t it?  The time that many think of being more healthy, adding wholesome food to their diets, exercising more, and yes, losing weight.  There’s nothing quite like a fresh, new calendar year and January 1st to motivate us — […]

Roasted Tomato Soup with Bacon, Cheese & Orzo

Roasted Tomato Soup with Bacon, Cheese & Orzo

My meager pot of tomato plants has finished producing and been cut back to a few stalks jutting from the dark soil they’ve been planted in since May, waiting for me to pull them up.  But I’m lucky to have friends whose plants are still […]

Roasted Sweet Pepper Soup

Roasted Sweet Pepper Soup

  The calendar asserts that summer is dwindling, but I know better. Damp air, flat, steely skies until late in the morning and an urge to put on a sweater are only teasers of what will come much later here than most other places in […]

Vegetable Bean Soup

Vegetable Bean Soup

I’m not sure how many years ago we started the tradition of taking a long weekend trip late in January, but it’s one of my favorites.  I think it all began when I figured out that the holiday presents other than clothing my husband received […]

“Creamy” Asparagus Soup

“Creamy” Asparagus Soup

With New Year’s Day less than a week away, I’ve found myself not wanting to wait until the traditional January 1st to promise myself that I’ll turn over a new leaf here and there in my life — or perhaps nine.  Do I hear 25?  […]