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Split Pea Soup with Country Ham

Although Kurt is the soup maestro in the family, I do like to try my hand at crafting something he hasn’t made.  When he reminded me we had several bags of sliced country ham left from New Year’s in our freezer, Continue reading

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Soup Series A: Crockpot Recipe #3 – Fish Chowder (The Finale)

This morning I asked Ken if he wanted a turkey or ham sandwich for lunch; he normally eats beef bologna, but we were out. Continue reading

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Soup Series A: Crockpot Cassoulet Soup

I absolutely love cassoulet– a flavorful French stew made from duck confit, garlic sausage, pork and/or lamb, bacon and white beans.  Continue reading

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Soup Series A: Crockpot Recipe #1 – Beef Minestrone

I’m going to do two soup series over the next week or so (depending on the success of each recipe); the first is a trio of slow-cooker recipes I found online.  Continue reading

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Classic Leek and Potato Soup (that isn’t laden with cream)

Clearly, I’m moving into my “soup” period as winter yawns before us.  Yesterday, my family tried my “lightened” Italian wedding soup; with chunks of good baguette, this was a filling lunch.  Today, I’m going to use the leeks that have been sitting in my fridge since Christmas Continue reading

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Heading towards those New Year Resolutions with Lighter Fare

For Christmas, Kurt and I decided to invest in a good elliptical machine to get in shape in 2013.  My friend Katherine and her husband Jason run (well, at least Jason runs, Katherine is about to have their first child in January); Continue reading

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