Category: Recipes

Hot and Sour Soup with Noodles

My simplified version of Michael Smith’s “Hot-and-Sour Broth 
with Asian Noodles” (Michael Smith) comes from his “Back To Basics” cook book, but you can also find it on-line here. This recipe makes 4 servings and can be successfully doubled for 8 servings. The original recipe calls for shiitake mushrooms, but I’m not crazy about mushrooms …

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Simple Black Bean Soup

The original recipe from Whitewater Cooks with Friends is called “sopa de black bean with salsa crema”. My version is slightly less spicy and I go with croutons as a topping, so I dropped the “with salsa crema“… Ingredients 2 cups dried black beans (soak them overnight) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 med onions 1 jalapeno …

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How to make Yam soup

This is a very simple Yam recipe that makes a brightly colored, rich tasting soup. A great comfort food on a chilly day! You could use Sweet Potatoes instead of Yams, but you would lose the color. Ingredients 4 medium size yams. (peeled and cut into 1.5 inch thick chucks) 1 medium onion. (chopped) 1 …

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