Category Archives: Soups

Asian Hot and Sour Soup

  Explore Your Asian Market So many times people tell me that they are tired of take out and want to make their favorite Asian restaurant dish at home.  There’s always an excuse though: “it’s too complicated” or “those unusual … Continue reading

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Armenian Khash (Խաշ)

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Keeping Traditions Alive We don’t even want to think about how long it’s been since our last post.  Truth be told, we just took a break. We worked on our book in progress (unrelated to blog) and Óli enjoyed sailing … Continue reading

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Winter Soup

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It’s Cold Out There ! Feels like 8 degrees today and that’s in Virginia Beach, not Sweden.  A day for steaming hot comfort food and fireplaces.  Oli’s winter soup fits the bill quite nicely.  A riff on borscht, his rich … Continue reading

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Fish Soup to Die For

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Daffodils and crocuses are popping up in my yard.  Yay!!  It’s been a tough winter in Virginia Beach.  Frigid temperatures snow, snow and more snow.  So these little harbingers of spring showing up in February are more than a joy … Continue reading

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Shellfish Stock

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Shellfish Stock Whenever you have shrimp or lobster,  freeze the shells and you’ll have them on hand for this stock.  The stock will keep for three days in the fridge and several months in the freezer.  This is a great base … Continue reading

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Chowder for a Cold Saturday Night

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Clam chowder, fish chowder, corn chowder. . . New England chowder, Manhattan chowder, closer to Virginia it’s Hatteras chowder. . . Every once in a while this New Englander craves a good hot bowl of chowder.  With snow on the … Continue reading

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