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Summery Sweet Green Pea Soup with Dill, and a Bounteous Garden

This light and lovely green pea soup is wonderful hot or cold – a perfect summer meal. All you need is a bag of frozen peas and a bit of dill. So creamy, but not a drop of cream in … Continue reading

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Green Soup (It’ll Lure the Leprechauns)

Bring spring into your home and clean out the crisper drawer at the same time with a bowl of light and tasty Green Soup – and maybe you’ll attract some leprechauns, too. Every year when our kids were growing up, … Continue reading

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Healing Turmeric Broth (and Soup)

Do something good for your body. Sip a mug of power-packed, healing Turmeric Broth, loaded with nutrients from veggies, garlic, ginger, and that magical anti-inflammatory yellow spice – turmeric. I don’t know if it’s just me, or if it’s this … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Bisque – a Bowl Full of Summer

Cheery sweet corn bisque is the essence of summer – all that golden sunshine collected in a bowl. I’m a garden eater. I love munching on fresh garden peas, and popping sun-ripe cherry tomatoes in my mouth as I stroll … Continue reading

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Gazpacho – a Cool Soup for a Hot Day

Cool and refreshing, a bowl of chunky gazpacho loaded with fresh veggies is the perfect light meal or starter on a hot summer day. (Plus, it’s an easy make-ahead.) On these hot days I often don’t feel like cooking – … Continue reading

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Sorrel Soup (Sauerampfer Suppe) Makes me Smile

Clean, simple ingredients showcase the sprightliness of a classic sorrel soup. When we were children growing up in British Columbia, we gathered wild sorrel growing in the ditches along our country road. Nibbling the mouth-puckeringly sour leaves was a pleasure … Continue reading

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Garlic Lentil Soup

Garlic and lentils are the star of this mellow creamy soup full of big flavor. It makes a nutritious light lunch or elegant starter. I’ve been feeling the ache of the empty nest – wandering around the house without a … Continue reading

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Russian Borscht, a Salute to Sochi

This has been a glorious week of Olympic watching and Olympic pride. It is heartwarming to think that in living rooms around the world, fans are unified in the same activity. Whether the ski jumping or biathlon or hockey are … Continue reading

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Creamy Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

It seems I have a habit of making an end-of-winter-soup every spring. We’re already eating fresh asparagus and rhubarb. The fruit trees are blooming and the sun is shining (we won’t mention the mosquitoes that are plaguing us fiercely this year!) … Continue reading

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Gingered Pumpkin Soup with Crunchy Creamy Toppings

Celebrate fall with a bowl of this smooth and silky pumpkin soup, then have fun loading it with crunchy bacon, toasted pumpkin seeds and the bite of creamy blue cheese.   Oh, the pumpkin patch has been overflowing, and there … Continue reading

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