Soup Roundup

I’ve never posted a recipe roundup before.  I figure if you are looking for a specific recipe then you’d simply search my recipe index.  The other day I realized that I haven’t been making any soup this season.  That got me thinking.  You guys might like to see a “one stop shop” (so to speak) of the best soups I’ve shared in the past.  Of course feel free to look over my complete recipe index of soups too. So without further ado…. Here are my top 7 favorite soups (in no particular order). Pasta Fagiloi Soup 2.  White Bean and Pasta …

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Spicy Black Bean Soup

My husband says that a good spicy soup is perfect this time of year to warm the cockles.  (Does anyone else think that “cockles” is a weird word?) He inspired me to whip up this amazing soup.  It’s a Mexican side dish turned into a bowl of soupy goodness.  If you’re a fan of Mexican food then this is right up your alley. This pot of soup has one teaspoon of cayenne pepper in it so it’s safe to say that it’s pretty spicy.  It’s spicy enough to warm those cockles and to leave a little tingling sensation on your lips, …

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Sausage And Tortellini Soup

Did you watch the playoffs yesterday?  Both games were awesome (seriously, they won it in overtime!?), but especially the one where the Patriots won because my husband and I are fans! I won’t bore you with football talk.  You may not be into it.  Quite frankly, as much as I love watching it, I’m not entirely familiar with all the game lingo so I won’t be trying to impress you.  😉  Right now, I’d actually rather talk about soup… a topic I’m WAY more familiar with. The tortellini totally makes this soup.  How could it not?  Hello, it’s tortellini.  I …

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White Bean and Pasta Soup

Did you survive your food coma yesterday?  What is it about Thanksgiving that makes it socially acceptable to shove your face with food?  Perhaps it’s because there is so much delicious food served in one day.  Yes, let’s go with that. I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling guilty about all the calories that I consumed yesterday.  I suppose I could have done worse.  I made apple pie (coming to the blog soon!) and I only ate it for dessert.  I say “only” because I could have also gobbled it down for breakfast, pre-dinner snack, or pretty much just taken a …

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Carrot Vichyssoise

One day I’m drinking frozen beverages to keep cool (on vacation) and the next day I’m eating hot soup to keep warm.  Wow, that messes with me. I am trying to adjust to anything colder than 85 degrees F weather (I miss Turks & Caicos).  Plus, it’s freakin’ cold out, yo!  Sorry, about that.  I’ve been channeling my inner hip hop ever since bumping into Coolio at the JFK airport on the way home from vacation.  I was totally freaking out inside.  We exchanged smiles but I wasn’t brave enough to strike up a conversation or ask for a photo. Anyway, one …

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