Browsing Category : soup

Portuguese Soup With Crispy Prosciutto + Manchego Toast


I wanted to create a soup that was Caldo Verde adjacent, with potatoes and kale and sausage, but I wanted (NEEDED) more of a clear soup rather than creamy. So I set out to use all of the key Caldo Verde players: Portuguese sausage (I offer several substitutions below if you can’t find it), loads of kale and potatoes. Then thoughts…

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Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon, Mustard-Potato Croutons + Lemon-Chive Oil


cauliflower soup with crispy bacon, roasted mustard-potato croutons + lemon-chive oil Let’s get a couple of things out of the way real quick. First, there is a dairy free option to this cauliflower soup, see below. Second, there is a vegetarian option, also see below. Third, this cauliflower soup is EASY. It was born out of my current obsession with…

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Mexican Tomatillo Soup


| mexican tomatillo soup | I know, I’ve been on a MAJOR sweet bender. Please forgive me. I hear from my friends that they want more quick, savory dinners, so this is for you…just in time for Cinco de Mayo. And it’s healthy. And quick. Did I say that already? It’s ticking all the boxes on the type of meal I…

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Braised Datil Chicken with Olives + Oranges


braised datil chicken with olives + oranges { shut up and eat } This was one of those recipes that sneaks up and just kinda happens. I had a friend over, it was around Christmas, late afternoon, and we were testing my pomegranate cocktail. I was like, could you pleasseee do me this favor and she was like FINE, I’ll come…

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Dirty Baked Potato Soup


dirty baked potato soup { quick + healthy dinner } No joke, we’ve made this four times in the past week. Yes, it’s in the healthy-sphere of cooking, and in spite of that fact we can’t stop shoving it in our faces because it is so completely delicious. I like to think I eat just like you. During the week, I…

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{ cheddar corn chowder }


cheddar corn chowder { warning: overeating season imminent } I have been on a bit of a soup bender lately. It’s not just because cool weather is finally closing in on us and I’m no longer walking around with sweat streaming down my body and pooling in any crevasse it can find (although, please know that I am #gratefulAF for…

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Harissa Steak Chili


Hi. How are you? I really want to know…so tell me, I’m all ears. And how’s your weekend going? It’s still happening you know…we’ve got hours more to go. Are those brow furrows a little lessoned? Did you get to relax, make pancakes and walk around in socks? No? Well that’s how you should spend the rest of the evening. I insist.…

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{ cherry + cardamom + rye-crust cheesecake }


cherry + cardamom + rye-crust cheesecake { cheesecake basics + jazz hands } This is a great classic cheesecake recipe. You may look at the cardamom and rye-crust and think it’s all jazz-hands-y, but it’s not. You could just as easily omit the cardamom and sub in some graham crackers and you’ve got yourself a basic cheesecake recipe. Give me a minute…

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Chorizo Beer Chili


Around Christmas I was talking (that’s code for wine tasting) with my cousin and I mentioned my weekend pancake recipe. She asked if I had weekday pancakes too. I think she was making fun of me. I don’t joke about pancakes. Nobody should. So I replied (rather proudly, I might add): OF COURSE I DO. Don’t you? Doesn’t everyone? I mean…

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{ tangy + crunchy pickled red onions }


tangy + crunchy pickled red onions { a little pick-me-up condiment } Without haste make these. They take about three seconds to throw together and you can shove them on everything. I made them for the slow cooker citrus tacos the other night and I’m in heaven. Put ‘em on a sandwich? Hell yeah. I’ve had them on salmon…just delightful. Ummm…

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White Girl Mexican Soup


White Girl Mexican Soup { i’m having an affair } What’s that? An affair you say? It’s not nearly as titillating…my current love is my slow cooker. Steamy stuff, I know. My slow cooker has been sitting, completely ignored and dusty in the back of the hallway closet. He burned me not quite a decade ago. I was making spaghetti and meatballs and thought…

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