Category Archives: Soups & Stews

Dining Out: Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao, Flushing, NYC

Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao (Chinese: Jiangnan, Shanghai, Wuxi, Sichuan), 59-16 Main St,  Flushing (Queens) New York City, NY 11355  (This experience with a couple of friends was a jewel of an event!  Okay, it was back in mid-March this very year, but … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Spain of Narragansett, Rhode Island

Note:  the top part of these Dining Out in Rhode Island blog posts concern themselves with the restaurant / eatery.  The bottom parts are my travelogue, and are only there for side interest…   Spain of Narragansett:  1144 Ocean Road, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Borscht

While beet soup (Eastern European Borscht) is sometimes made with beef broth/stock, this one is made with a veggie broth.  And, since I didn’t have the regular purple beets in my fridge, the color on this one will not be … Continue reading

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Poultry Bone Broth Essentials

Making bone broth is something I’ve grown to love over the last three or so years.  It is so rich and tasty; and yes, in a pinch for a specific recipe, you can use one of those boxed (preferably low-sodium) broths … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Point Judith, Rhode Island

Trip Details:  Destination Block Island, arrival Thursday August 27 and departure Sunday September 1.  Rationale:  Simply to relax and have FUN. Point Judith, Rhode Island, first port of call (This will indeed be followed soon by a Block Island post … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup, Tom Kha Style

I’ve been dehydrating food lately — a good means of storage and great if you see specials.  Plus, making my own chips is enjoyable – zucchini and sweet potatoes make excellent chips. Anyhow, there was a good price on asparagus, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stock, Mushrooms

Happy New Years, readers!   I’m working on a few posts to celebrate the transition from 2011 to the year the Mayan Calender ends.  At least we have a few months before we have to panic… I’m not going to … Continue reading

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