vichyssoise
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Vichyssoise Recipe. My Version of Julia Child’s

Vichyssoise is getting on the road! Please do not find me sacrilegious if I start off with an inspiration from Julia Child's wonderful classic, Vichyssoise, and take it on some less-traveled road. Who knows, you might  even welcome my making…
chickpea soup
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Moroccan Chickpea Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free

Chickpea Soup Much dreamier than the sum of its modest parts. Nowhere near as plebeian as its ingredients suggests. Especially when you make chickpea soup, as I do, with all our wonderful Moroccan seasonings. The French term for chickpea is…
parsnip soup
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Creamed Apple Parsnip Soup Recipe

Parsnip soup stars one of my favorite roots. In this delicious apple parsnip soup, not only does the parsnip not get discarded after cooking, it is indeed the co-star of the show, all the way up there with the apple: What a match! You will…
onion soup
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Vegetarian French Onion Soup Recipe

My onion soup recipe is in my first cookbook, Levana's Table I always thought I made a good onion soup, if I may say so myself. Mine lists Swiss cheese, provolone and parmesan. But I recently received from my daughter Bella a magnificent wheel…
Lamb soup
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Moroccan Spinach Lamb Soup Recipe

Lamb Soup is overlaid with Moroccan flavors. Mine smells as heavenly as it tastes. We know our lamb! For many years, my classroom was in Lincoln Square Synagogue. The teacher himself later told me that he found teaching exquisite torture…
asparagus soup
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Asparagus Soup Recipe. Hot or Cold

Asparagus Soup Mine has a lot going for it! This exciting vegetable lineup guarantees me a wonderful soup: Asparagus, zucchini, celery root, leeks, tarragon: How can you miss? No Need to Make Stock for Asparagus Soup! All my soup fans…
Yemenite soup
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Yemenite Soup with Beef Recipe. Gluten-Free

Yemenite Soup This is a meal onto itself. It is also a wonderful comfort food. Vegetables, meat, spices, it's all there.  All you need with Yemenite Soup to round out the meal is some hunks of good dunking bread and salad. Perfect expat…
steel-cut oats
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Moroccan Steel Cut Oat Soup (Lahshou) Recipe

Steel-Cut Oat Soup This is a most unusual combination of flavors, and it works beautifully. I have no doubt the funky Arabic name (Lahshou) will bring a smile to quite a few cyber-friends out there! When we were children, we were often…
watercress soup
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Cold Watercress Soup Recipe

Watercress Soup is a great way to use watercress. I love the spicy and pungent bite of watercress: It's perishable, so I try my utmost to use it on the same day I buy it: did you know it's the secret ingredient in my gazpacho? Cold soups…
Pumpkin corn soup
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Quick Pumpkin Corn Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Corn Soup Pumpkin and corn sont deux mots qui vont tres bien ensemble. Yum! This is a quick soup, for when we need something in short order and we don’t have time to fuss. Quick and Healthy: My war cry! The ingredient lineup…
kabocha soup
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Sweet Potato Kabocha Soup Recipe

Kabocha Soup: This is my daughter Bella’s favorite soup. I brought her a vat of it when she had her baby. Still she doesn’t seem to tire of it and now enjoys it with her baby. I always notice with pleasure that all kids big and small love…
black bean soup
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Quick Black Bean Soup Recipe

Black Bean Soup: Boy, you'll be happy to have one super quick bean soup! Canned beans will work here just fine, as the soup has lots of fabulous flavors going for it. Secret ingredient: chocolate! Black beans and chocolate? Yup, it's fantastic!…