Category Archives: 40 Days of Soup

40 days of creating a soup dish to warm up the insides while the outside get colder!


Originally posted on A Dollop and A Pinch:
In response to my question, “What’s your favorite soup?,” I got one answer. After I got over the fact that it wasn’t one of mine!!!! I decided to share Regina’s favorite soup…

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40 Days of Soup: Day 40! – Bowtie Soup (my variation of lasagna soup)


I had planned on making Lasagna Soup as recommended by a friend through facebook but, alas and alack, I can’t find the note from her with the description. Today I bought a couple of lbs of ground beef and have … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 36 – Miso Soup


For our Christmas Dinner, Corban was preparing okonomiyaki, a Japanese meal prepared on a large electric skillet in the middle of the table. He had prepared this for me when I visited him in Osaka, Japan. For the soup course, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 38 – Pho-nominal Chicken and Kale


Tonight was a revisit of the chili for the family that is still home for Christmas. We enjoyed train wreck. So, what soup to make? Well, we had some chopped celery and chopped onion left from the toppings. And, hiding in … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 35 – Pho


photo of pho by Brother O’Mara Soup recipe and description coming soon. My son, Corban spent a year studying in Osaka as part of a university exchange program. One of his fellow students was from Vietnam and taught him how … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 39 – Hawaiian Chicken


Well, look at the time! It’s almost midnight and I haven’t made a soup yet. Crunch time, no make that crush time … crushed pineapple, that is. There is still a bit of roasted chicken left (I had baked some boneless, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 34 Black bean and Cumin


Quick, make a soup, more family is coming for the holidays. (Two sons already home, a family of 4 coming tonight.) So, throw a bag of dried black beans in a crock pot on high with plenty of water to … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 37 – Pizza Supreme


While having lunch with my grandson to celebrate his 8th birthday, we brainstormed potential soup ideas. Tonight’s version was suggested then and tested while he and his family joined us for Christmas. Pizza Supreme (or Meat Lover’s Pizza) was a … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 33 -Christmas Beef and Rice


Naming this soup was the easiest part and the rest was just as easy! (That didn’t really make sense but is what I wanted to say.) The name was obvious because of the roasted red peppers, the chopped spinach with … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 32 – Rosemary Beef with Lentils and Kale


Tonight’s creation began with the intent to make a cream of mushroom/French onion type soup. There were fresh mushrooms that needed to be cooked and a 3 lb bag of onions just home from the grocery. While sauteing the mushrooms and onions … Continue reading

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