Category Archives: soups

Carrot Coriander Soup

For me, there’s Irish food and then there’s Irish food.  You know the usuals: Irish stew, fish n’ chips, corned beef and cabbage (actually more Irish-American than Irish), maybe Shepard’s Pie.  There are plenty more, lesser known on this side of … Continue reading

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How to Host a Mardi Gras Party

Even though I’m Polish, I’ve never gone in much for the paczki, which is a Polish doughnut, containing at least a 1,000 calories and found all over southeast Michigan today, what we call Paczki Day in these parts.  Now don’t … Continue reading

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Three Greens and White Bean Soup with Spinach Gremolata

The idea of doing a New Year’s cleanse leaves me cold, even though it’s a balmy 48° outside.  I can’t imagine depriving myself even for one day, though I hear that the best cleanses don’t leave you with that starvation … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny and Red and Green Crostini

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to tell you about Mulligatawny.  When I first had the idea of writing a blog, I thought it would be my first post.  It’s a soup I’ve made dozens of times, but … Continue reading

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup

I’ve decided I want to be more French and what I mean by that is, except for every way possible, in one very specific and particular way.  I’d like to eat more soup as a first course.  Not just in … Continue reading

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My Personal Pistou

I had every intention of posting a recipe from my Halloween party.  Really, I did.  While there were several quite tasty and (I like to think) sophisticated appetizers, such as Chrissy’s Pomegranate and Honey Brie, and Cecelia’s Endive Spears with Goat Cheese, Pears and  Candied … Continue reading

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