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Three Sisters Soup Recipe with Chicken

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Gosh I love soup, I know I say it all the time but it’s true, and this Three Sisters Soup Recipe with Chicken is so comforting that you’ll be sure to make it a few times this winter season. For this recipe you can either trim up a grocery store bought rotisserie chicken or simply carve up one roasted from scratch, you choose. Once it’s trimmed, use the leftover chicken bone carcass to make a simple stock.  Add in some onions, celery, carrots, bay leaves and fresh thyme leaves and lightly simmer over low heat for 2 to 4 hours. If…

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Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili Recipe

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Every year I promise to eat a little better and I suppose this Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili Recipe will help kick things off!  It’s not only delicious it’s super comforting during those long and cold winter days! It all starts with the sweet potatoes.  Now you can certainly leave the peel on the sweets, which I did in about half of the potatoes and if not peel away! Next, be sure to roast up those vegetables in this Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili Recipe nice and good so you can help bring out all of those natural sugars that lies within…

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Scotch Broth Soup Recipe with Cous Cous

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It’s been quite along time since I’ve made Scotch Broth Soup with Cous Cous.  Traditionally there is barely in the soup but I just happen to love Israeli cous cous, so that’s what I used.  I was at the University of Missouri Country Club when my chef told me to make Scotch Broth for soup with all of the left over lamb I had.  I looked at him completely clueless because I had absolutely no clue what he was talking about.  So I did a little research and a few hours later I had this delicious soup with the most…

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Pork Confit and Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Always enjoy making soup in the fall and winter months.  I also like to change up classics with my own twist, just like in this split pea and pork confit soup recipe.  Obviously the traditional version is ham and split pea, BUT if you’ve never had pork confit that you have no clue what you’ve been missing. Confit is the process of cooking something in it’s own fat.  You can confit just about anything, literally.  You just put the pork tenderloin right in a pot with veggies, herbs and olive oil and pop it in the oven on 300° for…

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Italian Vegetable Minestrone Recipe

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As soon as the weather begins to turn you can bet that I’ll be making soup.  While I love all things summer, including it’s seasonal produce, I can’t wait to make soup.  I’ve always said that it’s my first true love, sorry Lindsay J so that’s why I hooked up this super delicious Italian Vegetable Minestrone Recipe. I have to admit I’ve been eating a bit poorly lately because I’ve been traveling and have just been all out busy, so the first thing I wanted to make sure and do was to include lots of delicious vegetables and legumes into…

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Summer Beef Pho Recipe with Soy Scallion Dumplings

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I know what you’re thinking, who is going to eat soup in the summer right? Well there are tons of great soups out there like corn chowder, gazpacho, cucumber dill, etc. so there J. Really the inspiration came from wanting to incorporate some summer flavors into a traditional Vietnamese dish in this Summer Beef Pho with Scallion Dumplings. As intricate as this dish may appear, it could not be any easier to make. Does it take some time to prep the vegetables, make the broth and dumplings? Sure, but it’s still not as bad as you think. I made this…

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Chicken and Vegetable Lemon Noodle Bowl

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I know it’s getting a bit warmer outside, but I just couldn’t resist on making this Chicken and Vegetable Lemon Noodle Bowl, and not-too-mention I am still Eating Through the Kitchen Cabinets, so I had to get rid of some stuff!  I had a leftover rotisserie chicken, miso, 1 sweet potato, frozen and shelled edamame, eggs, lo mein noodles, chicken stock, garlic, sesame oil, sesame seeds and lemons.  Only thing I needed to pick up from the store were green onions, cilantro and ginger, keeping me under the 5 extra ingredient limit I am holding myself too :-). While I am…

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Chicken Meatball and Vegetable Noodle Soup

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It’s certainly not as cold this winter as the last, but that doesn’t mean it’s still not terrible.  I always said I’d take the hottest day in Phoenix over the coldest day in Chicago any day of my life, however I’m still in Chiberia (what the locals call it).  The only thing one can do on such cold bitter days is make and eat soup.  I was kind of in the mood for an Italian Wedding style soup, but of course with my own little touch on it.  This Chicken Meatball and Vegetable Noodle Soup is really really good and super…

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