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Category: Soups

Smoked Trout Chowder adapted from April Bloomfield’s "A Girl and Her Pig"

         A Girl and Her Pig…literally I am a huge fan of April Bloomfield and I’ll follow her anywhere—to The Breslin in the Ace Hotel, next door at the John Dory or down in the Village where she practically invented the Gastropub at “The Spotted […]

Spicy (Rotisserie) Chicken Soup from Bon Appetit

         Let’s face it: this time of year begs for recipes that you can get on the table in no time. This wonderful soup takes all of 15 minutes to make and it’s a perfect warmer for a winter night.  With a tossed green salad and […]

Two from One: Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese and Roasted Cauliflower Soup

On a recent “Chopped”, the Food Network TV show that pits four chefs against a basket full of incongruous ingredients, a very sad fact was served up to the audience.  Americans throw away 40 percent of the food they buy!  The dollar amount is staggering:  […]

Irish Onion Soup from James Klucharit of ABV Restaurant, NYC, Courtesy of Tasting Table

If you don’t subscribe to Tasting Table (www.TastingTable.com), you’re missing out.  The site is just over 4 years old but in that time, it’s gone from 50 readers a day to editions that cover New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC and Chicago and […]

Ina Garten’s Italian Wedding Soup and her recipe for Chicken Stock

         Winter weekends are just made for hearty soups, especially on those days when you are dodging snowflakes or stuck indoors because the weather’s just too cold.  So when I found myself shut in during the Great Blizzard of ’13, I pulled out the cookbooks […]

A Tale of Three Soups: Jim’s Hurricane Survival Soup, Alice Waters’ Spicy Cauliflower Soup and Cousin Bar’s Pear and Parsnip Soup

Alice Waters’ Spicy Cauliflower Soup  Cousin Bar’s Pear and Parsnip Soup with Red Pepper Puree          This morning I got an email from an old friend and devoted reader of Chewing the Fat.  He lives in Weehawken, NJ, which is one of the areas hard […]

Texas Week Post 2…Kristi’s Incredible Harvest Soup

Kristi          My friend Kristi is something else.  She lives in Dallas where she runs her own business finding “real people” for clients in Advertising and Marketing. She’s the best in the business so she’s in perpetual motion.  She travels all over the place for her […]

An authenthic Gazpacho recipe from David Rosengarten

         Whatever happened to David Rosengarten?  You may remember the marvelously low-key television chef who preceded the food network rampage that made stars out of everyone from Bobby Flay to Giada di Laurentis.  David’s show “Taste” was a wonderful learning experience as David deep-dived into […]