Category Archives: Soups & Stews

Menudo Soup (A Mexican Tripe Dish)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, wheat free, Whole30, paleo.  Halloween is on the horizon, as is the Mexican Day of the Dead – so, why not make Menudo? Of course if you add optional hominy or corn, this will no … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tex Mex Chili, Plus a Dry Spice Blend

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, also dairy free and vegan, depending on toppings.  Great for all-week dining. I attended a potluck with five other women on Saturday.  It was a warm afternoon, and we enjoyed what was likely to be … Continue reading

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Chikhirtma: Georgian Chicken Soup

Contains:  Alcohol (it cooks off), gluten, optional nightshade.  Is: Potentially gluten-free if you change out the flour. Taken from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street 2017, found in March-April page 25.  I made a half-recipe, since as a single person I could … Continue reading

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Food in Changing Times: Veggie Stock: Part III – Vegan

Contains:  Optionally contains nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and as a stock is Paleo, Whole30.  What you make with it after is up to you. Today’s stock recipe will be based on a Western-style stock, and in this case it … Continue reading

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Food in Changing Times: Bone Broth, Meat Stock: Part II – Pork

Is:  Grain and gluten-free, paleo, Whole30, nightshade-free.   I’ve used pork stock in previous recipes which I will try to remember to link below, but I’ve never used it in an Asian-based recipe, as of yet.  Today’s recipe is based … Continue reading

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Coconut Clam Chowdah, er Chowder

Contains:  Coconut, shellfish, nightshades.  Is:  Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, Whole30, a play on New England clam chowder.  I went down to the local Mom and Pop grocery, hoping on a lark to find scallops (and a couple other things, considering … Continue reading

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Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup, Vegetarian

Contains:  Legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Yes, another soup… Warming notes for winter. I made mild adaptations to the following recipe (namely, the addition of celery, and the halving of the recipe.  I also omitted the bay leaf … Continue reading

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Avgolemono Soup: Greek Lemon, Egg & Chicken, with Orzo

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, egg.  Is:  Yet another Greek recipe… I reviewed several recipes, and worked off of ideas from all of these: https://www.realgreekrecipes.com/no-fail-avgolemono-soup/ https://www.dimitrasdishes.com/greek-chicken-avgolemono-soup-lemony-chicken-and-orzo-soup/ https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/04/how-to-make-greek-avgolemono-chicken-soup.html The book by Micheal Psilakis, How to Roast a Lamb Psilakis has been a wonderful … Continue reading

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Thai Soup: Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Galangal), for Asian Lunar New Year – Whole 30

Contains:  Fish sauce, coconut, optional nightshade.  Is:  Whole 30, Paleo, gluten-free. Prepared for the start of the Asian Lunar Calendar, Year of the Rat.  I absolutely LOVE Tom Kha style soups.  I’ve finally made one that I’m happy to bring … Continue reading

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West African Peanut Soup / Stew with Chicken or Cockerel

Contains:  Peanuts, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, has vegetarian/vegan-option. This recipe is dedicated to the memory of one of my best friends – Kat Hosinski, who unexpectedly passed away sometime November first this month.  She was a companion in the desire for … Continue reading

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