Category Archives: Soups & Stews

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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Soul Food for New Years: Black Eyed Peas and Collards Soup/Stew

(I am posting two New Year’s recipes today.  The earlier, the trotters, was actually made last August.  The black eyed pea and collard soup was made yesterday, and is following that earlier recipe within a few hours.  And, here it … Continue reading

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Rooster Corfu

As some of you may remember, I raised some chickens for meat this summer.  They arrived May 3rd, and went outdoors sometime in June, and were harvested for meat September 30th.  After a short adjustment period in their chicken tractor, … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Brie Soup

It’s winter and I think this season I’m going to do a lot of soups and stews.  Gardening Zone 5B, after all!  And already we’ve had too much snow.   (Two towns east… no snow except leftover shoveling piles from … Continue reading

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Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Soup, Thai Variant

Stop PRESS!  My laying hens finally delivered two gorgeous brown eggs this past Tuesday!  And, later that day, a third one!  I don’t know who laid what, but hey… laid.  Do follow up on my homesteading journal at Homestead Journal … Continue reading

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Unlaid Chicken Eggs: In Chicken Soup

Back on September 30th, we dispatched the meat birds.  I ended up helping with de-feathering and gutting ducks at a neighbor’s, followed by them (there were five of us working on one aspect or another of the birds) coming over … Continue reading

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Lamb Broth Soup with Brussels Sprouts

Remember the Leg of Lamb Mechoui?   There was so much luscious leftover au jus from that, that I saved it in a bowl, placed it in the refrigerator, and easily skimmed off the small layer of fat the next … Continue reading

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