Category Archives: Soup & Stew

Curried Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup


I recently traveled to Rhode Island and New Hampshire for a week of fun with a girlfriend.  We ate, drank, shopped, skied, drank more, watched chick flicks, ate more, shopped more and slept enough.  It was a great time for … Continue reading

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2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

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Beef & Wild Mushroom Stew


Finally December 20th and it’s downright chilly in Texas.  Yesterday it was 78* and last night a fierce wind shuttled in a cold front dropping temps to the low 30’s and highs in the 40’s*.  It feels like Christmas!  

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Bouquet Garni


My house is filled with the aroma of smoked something…….   I found myself with a smoked turkey carcass with which to make some homemade broth.   I decided to add a “Bouquet Garni” to the mirepoix to add some … Continue reading

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Leap Day Soup


I concluded that with today being Leap Day in this Leap Year I should take full advantage of it and write one last post featuring “soup”.  Ah, yes soup month has come to an end. Today’s soup is a Moroccan … Continue reading

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Spice It Up


The end of “soup month” is fast approaching.  We’ve taken pleasure in dining on soup so much this month.  The weather brought several polar-like days and those hot, steamy, comforting bowls of soup warmed us through and through.  I doubt … Continue reading

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Pure Of Heart Soup


“Only the pure of heart can make good soup”, Beethoven.  Interesting quote, don’t you think?  But then again, Beethoven was an interesting character and quite talented at that! I’m really pleased with todays soup.  Roasted Tomato Bisque.  Pure deliciousness.  It’s … Continue reading

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Soup’s On


  Wow I’ve missed blogging.  Not only have I been incredibly busy the last week or so but when I got a new Mac Mini from my man Dan for Valentines Day my whole world of computers went topsy-turvy.  Actually, … Continue reading

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A Bowl Of Gumbo


gum*bo noun 1.  okra, esp. the gelatinous pods used in cooking. *(in Cajun cooking) a spicy chicken or seafood soup thickened typically with okra or rice. It is tradition around the Orange Bee to make a big ole’ pot of … Continue reading

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Guess What?


We’re having soup for supper.  I changed it up a bit and made a fish chowder.  I wanted a simple, yet delicious bowl of soup.  Still yearning to fill up “Miss T” who is partial to clams, I thought about … Continue reading

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