Category Archives: soups

Zing Up Your Lentil & Sausage Soup with Pesto!

If the word ‘zing’ had a definition specific to the food industry, I believe it would be “holy nuts Batman, that tastes incredible!”  The difference between being a good cook and being an incredible cook, at least in this Cheese’s humble opinion, … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Markets are Open! Support Local Agriculture and Eat Like a King!

For those of you who wish for fresher, bigger, juicier produce and don’t live near a farmer’s market that is open year-round, you’re in luck!  The vendors at your local farmer’s markets are setting up shop just in time, as the spring … Continue reading

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Creamy Parsnip Stew w/Shrimp & Polish Sausage

The holidays left us fat and happy – and while I am not one to focus on the negative – the operative word there is fat.  So Mr. Cheese and I dug out some of our favorite cookbooks for inspiration … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Leek Bisque

I am starting to see a pattern here, but if you live in the Mid-Atlantic you will completely understand why I am posting soup after soup.  It is cold outside.  Damn cold and the snuggies, mufflers, uggs and ‘green’ electric heaters … Continue reading

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Curried Crab Soup

A perfect dish for a cold night or whatever ails you, curried crab soup is sure to hit the spot!  With just a short list of ingredients and a cozy afternoon in the kitchen, you will go from stove to dining in under 45 minutes.  … Continue reading

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Link Love for Foodies II

Although I am not much of a baker, I recently saw this website advertised in a magazine and decided to look it up.  They have a gazillion (ok, more like 30) kinds of cookie cutters ranging from the complete alphabet, to … Continue reading

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Pizza Upstages Mexican Soup – Twice!

Sunday, mid-football craze, Mr. Cheese wanted to start working on the Mexican Shrimp and Meatball Soup recipe we found in the Big Flavors book by Jim Fobel.  We were in the throes of a breezy, cloudy, drizzly day and a spicy little soup would … Continue reading

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How to Make A Lot of Soups!

With the days getting shorter and the summer slowly coming to an end, I am starting to dream of all the yummy soups I will soon cook.  From scratch.  Don’t get me wrong, on a very busy day I can … Continue reading

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