Category Archives: soup

Sweet Corn Chowder with Chanterelle Mushrooms

The Farmer’s Market yielded some great finds today:  mini pumpkins for 50 cents,  a big bag of hazelnuts of $6, seed garlic to plant tomorrow,  and fresh ears of local corn for 50 cents each. The best find this week, … Continue reading

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Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

It’s fall! For some, that means it’s time to forage for chanterelles and lobster mushrooms in the local forests. Me? I just sit back and accept them as gifts. My friend Jane doesn’t like the chanterelles that her hubby finds, … Continue reading

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Laura’s Sweet Potato Soup with Curried Apples

While walking home from work today, I mentally planned tonight’s dinner, going over in my mind what was in the frig that should be eaten. Leftover Jambalaya? Naaaa–it would make good lunches. Quinoa patties from the freezer? Boring. I knew … Continue reading

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(The Best) Carrot-Ginger Soup

Comfort food (and healthy food) for a rainy fall day. Roasting the carrots first intensifies their flavour. Spoonfuls of this soup seem to always be followed by “Mmmmmm. . . .” Makes about 8 cups Ingredients 3 pounds fresh carrots, … Continue reading

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Spot Prawn Veloute with Fresh Asparagus and Chive Flowers

This veloute is just as its name suggests:  velvety smooth. It uses ingredients readily available and plentiful here in the late spring:  spot prawns, asparagus and chive flowers. One of the five classic sauces of French cuisine, it seems delicate … Continue reading

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Carrot-Ginger Soup . . . with Butternut Squash too

Inexpensive. Healthy. A rich source of Vitamins A and B, fiber, and anti-oxidants. A perfect soup for a fall day. Except it’s spring here now! I should be thinking about fresh asparagus, early peas, and other first-of-the-season vegetables but a … Continue reading

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Andrea’s Potato Cheese Soup

We had this flavourful soup at Andrea’s. If you use orange cheddar, the soup will be an appealing burnt orange colour. Don’t eliminate the smoked paprika! Serves 4. Ingredients: 2 tbsp. butter 1/3 cup celery, chopped 1/3 cup onion, chopped … Continue reading

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