Cream of broccoli soup

Fall is here in Houston and as soon as it gets reasonably cold my husband starts asking for soup. Last weekend I made cream of mushroom soup the recipe for which I’ve posted before. This weekend he requested cream of broccoli. Cream of broccoli soup and cream of mushroom use very similar ingredients but the …

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Shepherd’s Pie

This Sunday was St. Patrick’s Day and I wanted to make a Irish or British pub style meal. In the past, I’ve almost always made corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day. However, I made this a couple weeks ago and I wasn’t ready to have it again so soon. Other alternatives were bangers …

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Potato Leek Soup

Fall has arrived here in Houston and that means soup season is back. This week I decided to make an old favorite – Potato Leek Soup. The biggest challenging with this soup is making sure the leeks are good and clean. The best way to do this is to slice them up and soak in …

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Change of season = soup time

A cold front came through Houston last week bringing with it much appreciated cooler truly fall weather. As soon as I felt the change in temperature I started scheming what tasty meals I could make that I haven’t had since March. First and foremost that means soups. Because soups were a mainstay growing up, I …

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