Category Archives: Soups & Stews

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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Squid, Veggie and Miso Egg Drop Soup

Contains:  Seafood, soy, legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, quick and easy.   I’ve finally got into MOVING the rest of my old home into my new home.  (Which seriously involved sorting out stuff that I’d rather not move up here, … Continue reading

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Japanese Vegetarian Hot Soba Soup

Contains:   Eggs, soy, almost certainly gluten.  Is:  Vegetarian, nightshade-free.  Soba noodles are buckwheat noodles, but looking at the ingredient package of mine, these also contain wheat (hence, gluten, if you are concerned).  I’ve no idea if this is true … Continue reading

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