Starters & Sides

American, Soup

Spinach and Pear Soup

This soup is silky smooth and light. It has a mild spinach flavor. The pear really shines through when you sprinkle the soup with the cardamom dusted pear croutons. Add them to the soup after it’s been served so they don’t get soggy. Warning: make more than you think you’ll […]

Italian, Soup

Minestrone

This is a perfect recipe for those who don’t want to sauté, caramelize or sear. Just layer your ingredients in a pot and simmer. The result is a flavorful vegetable mix with a small amount of the natural juices that come from the vegetables. If you prefer more liquid, just […]

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Pumpkin Soup

Every year my daughter and son in law take my grandchildren pumpkin picking. This year, the children picked out the largest pumpkin they could find and presented it to me!. After admiring it for a few days, I removed the seeds, cut it up in manageable pieces and roasted it. […]