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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 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 29 – Shrimp Gumbo


This recipe is usually for chicken and smoked sausage but since I have some frozen shrimp that needs to be used….. Ingredients: 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup flour 3 medium onions, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 5 celery stalks, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 25 – Lemon Chicken with Artichoke, Okra, and Kale


Refreshingly tart and different, this soup can be made without the chicken and be a veggie soup. It’s creation came about by a conglomeration of suggestions. Thanks Elizabeth and Michelle. Ingredients: 1 onion 3 stalks of celery, diced 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 23 – Spicy 15 Bean and Veggies


Throw into a crock pot before leaving for the basketball game: a bag of 15 bean soup (rinsed) with ham flavoring packet water to almost full 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 Tablespoon … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 12- Greek Ground Beef, Noodles, and Veggies


Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 T garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup all purpose flour salt, pepper, paprika (just a dash, was looking for cayenne pepper but found paprika) 8 carrots, peeled and diced … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 11-Beef and Veggie Stew


All of the soups up to this day have been created mostly by what was on hand but my soup eaters have requested a beef and veggie stew. Off to the store I went. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb stew meat … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 7-Tailgate Stew


Tailgate party for parents of players at Wake Forest calls for a hearty soup. Recipe chosen and sorta followed was Hungry Man Soup. There were onions, celery and bacon left from cooking Thanksgiving so those were diced and sauteed together. … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 5 -Thanksgiving revisited


Thanksgiving morning cooking included the start of day 5 crock pot soup. A pound of field peas with sufficient water, diced onion, diced celery (since that was also chopped for making the dressing), and a few bay leaves. After Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Papaw’s Cornbread Dressing


Every Thanksgiving, as we begin our meal, I hold my breath.  Will I pass “inspection?”  I wait for the reaction of my husband’s first taste of the dressing.  His dad made the best in the world and I try to … Continue reading

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