Soup Recipes

When I thing of soup, I think comfort food. When I’m chilled to the bone, I’m looking for hot thick soup like my Simple Butternut Squash Soup Recipe.

When I’m sick or don’t feel good, please give me one of my chicken soup recipes. And when it’s summer time and really hot outside, I’m looking to make one of my favorite cold soups like my Gazpacho Soup Recipe

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Italian Sausage, Spinach and Artichoke Soup Recipe

January 21, 2011 1 Comment
Italian Sausage, Spinach and Artichoke Soup Recipe

Sausage + Spinach + Artichokes = One Great Soup This is a very easy to make soup that is perfect when you need a quick meal on a cold night like we are having here in Philadelphia. I completely changed this recipe around from one I found in a magazine my wife purchased at the […]

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Paula’s Turkey Soup Thanksgiving 2010

November 28, 2010 2 Comments
Paula’s Turkey Soup Thanksgiving 2010

Thanksgiving Leftovers I’m sure everyone has their own version of post Thanksgiving turkey soup but I wanted to share with you this quick and easy version prepared by my friend Paula who is from Mexico and a wonderful cook teaching me the basics of authentic Mexican cuisine. This is a true what’s-on-hand recipe prepared with […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

November 15, 2010 10 Comments
Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

  How to Make Creamy Pumpkin Soup We invited some friends over on Friday to enjoy some good food served with some great bottles of wine. My buddy Marc B was sitting on a bottle of 1990 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape and itching to open so we gave him an opportunity. There were 8 adults […]

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Lobster Bisque Recipe

October 4, 2010 0 Comments
Lobster Bisque Recipe

How to Prepare a Great Lobster Bisque at Home Bisques are a type of soup, historically based on crustaceans, (crayfish, lobster, shrimp, or crab), that are thickened in one of a myriad of ways, and then finished with cream. Naturally, bisques are smooth, creamy, and rich. But the flavor of the base seafood should be […]

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Lola’s Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

September 14, 2009 15 Comments
Lola’s Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

Pasta e Fagioli Pasta e Fagioli is one of my all time comfort foods. When I worked in downtown New York City many years ago, we would order food from this little hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurant and their pasta e fagioli was out of this world. So when I had the opportunity to meet home cook […]

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Clam Chowder Recipes – New England or Manhattan

September 6, 2009 5 Comments
Clam Chowder Recipes – New England or Manhattan

What’s Your Favorite Clam Chowder? Manhattan or New England? Many people who come to my site are looking for “the definitive recipe for whatever it might be:brownies, yellow cake, beef stew, etc.The truth is that there are very few definitive recipes. Recipes are rarely set in stone, and chefs and home cooks around the world […]

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Easy Corn Soup Recipe

August 21, 2009 0 Comments
Easy Corn Soup Recipe

Sweet Corn Soup With all the wonderful local Jersey sweet corn available, I had to come up with some new ideas to use it whether it is fresh or as leftover corn on the cob. I have seen a lot of recipes for soups that contain corn, but this soup is like eating the smooth, […]

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Chicken Gumbo with Sausage Recipe

July 27, 2009 5 Comments
Chicken Gumbo with Sausage Recipe

How to Make Chicken Gumbo with Sausage Gumbo is a dish that is all about layering flavors.There’s the roux, which helps to thicken and flavor.There’s “The Trinity”, the Cajun mire poix of onions, celery and green pepper.There are the meats, and there is the filé powder which imparts flavor and thickening. One of the cooking […]

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Maryland Blue Crab Soup Recipe

June 20, 2009 2 Comments
Maryland Blue Crab Soup Recipe

Maryland Blue Crab Chipachole One of the dishes I had the privilege of sampling at The Great Chefs Event was this one from Chef Joseph Manzare, chef & owner of a slew of restaurants in San Francisco including Zuppa, Globe, Tres Agaves, and Joey & Eddies.  Chef Manzare started in the restaurant business at age […]

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Fish Chowder Recipe

April 7, 2009 6 Comments
Fish Chowder Recipe

My High School Buddy Eric Jorgensen’s Hearty Fish Chowder One of the very cool things about Facebook is finding old friends you haven’t spoken with in ages. This recipe comes to me from an old high school friend I recently found on Facebook. When we first met in homeroom on our first day of high […]

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