Soups and Stews

Wonderful collection our favorite soups and stews from different cultures.

Creamy Corn Chowder

Creamy Corn Chowder

Creamy Corn Chowder Corn Chowder has a history which can be traced back to the 1880’s, maybe before. As a “cousin” to New England Clam Chowder, corn is used in the base instead of clams. Bacon is used quite frequently in chowders, including clam, for the extra flavor. You can omit the bacon if you […]

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Cioppino

Cioppino Cioppino is a seafood soup or stew originating in San Franciso back in the 1800’s by Italian fisherman from the daily catch. It can be made from any combination of fish, mussels, crabs, scallops, squid, or whatever was caught that day. Of course, what would a seafood meal at the San Francisco Wharf be […]

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Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup

Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup

Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup Our Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup is easy and fast.  Hearty and very  flavorful, it is one of our favorites as well as our friends. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it as well.  Reminiscent of the great soups found in the top Italian restaurants, try a pot full and watch how […]

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Ratatouille with Hawaiian Black Sea Salt

Ratatouille with Hawaiian Black Sea Salt Ratatouille with Hawaiian Black Sea Salt is a tasty twist on a French Classic. Classic Ratatouille uses tomatoes as the base. This version also uses tomatoes and shares some of the same basic ingredients. Besides adding Hawaiian Black Sea Salt, you also use Oregano instead of Thyme. Small differences […]

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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup Lasagna Soup is so good. Did somebody ask for seconds? It uses the same ingredients you find in pan lasagna, except in a soup. There are a few twists, like using Hot Italian Sausage, instead of ground hamburger, which gives so much extra flavor. We use fusilli pasta, which looks like corkscrews, since […]

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Green Chile Chicken Stew

Green Chile Chicken Stew Green Chile Chicken Stew is a traditional New Mexican dish when the Fall chile harvest comes in. Very flavorful. You can also use pork, beef or other protein substitute. There’s nothing like fresh, roasted green chile. Once harvested and roasted you can either freeze whole to use later, or dry, and […]

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Brown Windsor Soup

Brown Windsor Soup Brown Windsor Soup is a hearty soup, made with beef and lamb, or other braised beef cuts. We’re just using beef in our version. Writers have found references to the soup going back to Queen Victoria’s court, and even before, where she reportedly served it at state dinners. It was also a […]

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