Category Archives: soup

Spring: Roasted Asparagus Soup with Spring Herb Gremolata

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I like soup. I like it a lot. My grandfather would argue that vegetarian soup is not really a meal, but I beg to differ. Perhaps I could convince him with a little … Continue reading

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Creamy Carrot Soup and Plans

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. It’s a concept I’m still trying to come to terms with. You see, this morning while having brunch with one of my oldest friends, we talked about the Enneagram Test and came to … Continue reading

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Matzo Ball Soup + Homemade Chicken Stock

One of my new–and most amazing–food/recipe discoveries this year has been homemade chicken stock. It’s head and shoulders above any chicken stock you can buy from the store, and the best part about it is that it is incredibly easy … Continue reading

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Poached Chicken Soup, December

Gluttony might be one of the seven deadly sins, but on Thanksgiving day and the few days thereafter, we all seem to be forgiven (or at least try to forgive ourselves). As we gorge on every delicious indulgence, we tell … Continue reading

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Part II: Summer Goodies Dinner: First Course

I have been waiting patiently, very patiently, to tell you about this chilled watermelon soup that left me ooo’ing and ahh’ing. I know we started with dessert, but this (hopefully) will get you equally excited. Despite foggy, cold and quite … Continue reading

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Reclaiming My Chorizo: Tomato, Cabbage and Chorizo Soup

A trip to Portugal a few years back re-introduced me to a cured meat that I hardly thought much of before: chorizo. While in Lisbon, I sampled so many different kinds, paired with delicious sheep’s milk cheeses (both soft and … Continue reading

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I Won’t Let Go of My Soup: Curried Carrot Soup with Truffle Oil

Last week, I Tweeted about a satisfying lunch that sounded much fancier than the sum of its ingredients: curried carrot soup with truffle oil. As you might have guessed from the banner on this blog and if you took the … Continue reading

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A Tomato Soup, With Chickpeas, Smoked Paprika and Rosemary

There is something to be said for simplicity–and something to be said for turning a classic like tomato soup, and giving it a twist. Every once in a while I’ll see a recipe, or hear of one and think to … Continue reading

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A Spring Awakening in A Chicken Soup

San Francisco is finally, finally seeing some warmer weather. We haven’t had the worst of winters, but I’m always happy to bid adieu to rains and chilly temperatures (even if they’ll come back every once in a while). Spring to … Continue reading

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A Turkey Meatball Comfort Soup (and The National)

Comfort comes in many forms. It is a warming cup of tea on a rainy Sunday morning. A tight hug at the end of a long day from someone you love. Your favorite neighborhood bar, where you know exactly how … Continue reading

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