Tag: soup

An open letter to Bears

Dear Bears, Yesterday I pulled out the slow-cooker to make some turkey soup with my Thanksgiving leftovers. I make the soup in the garage so the whole house doesn’t smell like soup (I’ve had issues in the past – some experimental soups that didn’t smell too great). This morning I stepped into the garage and …

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Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

Here’s the recipe for a Moroccan Red Lentil Soup I found online at CanadianLiving.com with my notes in red (link). Moroccan Red Lentil Soup Brilliant red and filled with the spices of the country it represents, this soup is a definite crowd-pleaser – perfect for this big-batch recipe. Of course, you can always just halve …

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Princess Mary Clam Chowder

Here’s our version of “Victoria’s Official Clam Chowder”. Our recipe is based on the original recipe from The Princess Mary Restaurant in Esquimalt, which closed it’s doors February 27, 2014. (Here’s the ‘Times Colonist’ article). Our version has a few modifications (mushrooms and Clamato) and is delicious!! 3 slices of bacon 1 tsp thyme 1 …

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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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