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Creamy Asparagus Soup With Homemade Croutons

Creamy Asparagus Soup With Homemade Croutons

Soup is my favorite. If I were a poet, I would probably write an Ode To Soup at least once a week. But I am not a poet and besides, Lewis Carroll had already said it all in Alice, so I can only adore soup through cooking and devouring vast quantities of it. Lucky for […]

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Lazy Dinner -- Chicken sauteed with vegetables and pickled lemons

How To Be Lazy About Cooking And Still Make Dinner

I remember when those long titles were popular They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? or How to Win Friends and Influence People or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying… You get the point, don’t you? Today is my turn for a short post with one of those long titles.

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Unsweetened unflavored prunes

Know Your Treif — Pork Stew with Prunes

We don’t cook pork in our house very often. When we do, it’s typically either a picnic shoulder rubbed with zillion of spices and herbs and slowly roasted or thick cut bone-in chops.  It has been a while since I made a good ‘ole pork stew.  In fact, I can’t even remember when I did […]

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The Rite of Soupmaking

If cooking were a religion, the soupmaking would, no doubt, be one of its greatest sacred rites.  Soup is a quest for perfection, a mystical transformational and peacemaking ritual through which ingredients, different in color, texture, density and flavor are compelled to slowly reveal their essence, enrich one another, and enter the state of harmony.

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