Browsing Category SOUPS

Turkey Soup

” Turkey or chicken soup? I’d choose Turkey! It has a bolder, poultry flavor that is so tasty and delicious! If you discard the Thanksgiving turkey carcass, you are losing out! I use it after every Thanksgiving, sometimes making the turkey soup right away, sometimes freezing the carcass to make it later, or sometimes making the turkey broth with the vegetables and seasonings and freezing…

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Chili, Like Wendy’s – For Real!

“Everyone has a favorite chili recipe, I am sure! Wendy’s Chili is our favorite, and I finally found a way to make it as good as theirs, even after trying so many of the copycat Wendy’s out there. Not one hit it right…except this one! Sometimes I change the type beans, depending on what I have, or I use 2 different kinds of beans, but…

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Crockpot Beef Barley Soup

“Based on Betty Crocker’s wonderful recipe for Beef Barley Soup, this one’s a keeper! I love the broth of this, thickened by the barley only. Add petite diced tomatoes, and at the end of the cook time add any veggies you happen to feel like! The technique is foolproof! You can’t go wrong! I’ve tried it with dumplings, potatoes, and small pieces of cabbage. Use…

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Cream of Turkey Soup

“A delicious and very fast soup to make! Leave it plain or add any veggies you wish. In this one pictured I added one 14.5 ounce can of asparagus plus the juice.  Sometimes I might add corn or carrots. But really, it is SO tasty with just the rice!  Add veggies according to your whim!  It’s a favorite soup of mine, especially in the winter!   …

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Cabbage and Kielbasa Soup

“Flavorful and delicious kielbasa soup with a small hint of tang and sweet in the broth. We love this soup!  I did a variation of a recipe from Taste of Home, and it’s a winner!  So fast and easy!  You can skip the sauté step in the beginning and just throw everything together.  But that extra 5-minute sauté of the kielbasa browns it and brings…

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Rhode Island Clear Clam Chowder

“Clear broth is Rhode Island style clam chowder, my favorite. If I have a choice of the Manhattan or the New England or the Rhode Island, I am going for this one hands down! You have to be a clam lover to appreciate the unadorned and undisguised broth. Truly a delight! I like to make it this way, very simply and traditionally, but with a…

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French Onion Soup~ the Best!

“My husband Bill orders French onion soup every time he goes out, but he says this homemade version is the best he’s ever had! So you can enjoy gourmet French onion soup at home, but please do not be intimidated by it at all! It is not hard! This is the best onion soup you will ever have! I often cut the recipe in half…

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Venus de Milo Soup ~My Way~ Low Calorie

“Venus de Milo Soup originated from the famous Venus de Milo Restaurant, Banquet and Wedding facility in Swansea, Massachusetts in the 1960’s. This home-style soup is distinctive and easy to make and the restaurant owners happily gave out their recipe.  So this quick and easy vegetable ground beef soup recipe spread quickly throughout bordering Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts and eventually across the entire country.  Cooks…

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Split Pea Soup

  “Nothing compares to the homemade version of split pea soup and this is the best I have ever tasted!       Enjoy!” Servings 10   Cook Time: 30 minutes   Makes: 2 3/4 quarts INGREDIENTS: 1 pound dried green split peas (2 cups) 7 cups water 1 (15-ounce) can chicken broth 1 teaspoon canola oil 2 ham hocks 3 cups cubed, cooked ham 2 cups…

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