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Souped-up rice

“I like rice. Rice is great if you're hungry and want 2000 of something. ” Mich Ehrenborg, author  It's a mystery comparable to why single socks go missing. Every time I make soup, which is often this time of year, we wind up with about one cup left over. It's technically enough for a snack-sized… Continue reading Souped-up rice

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Dial-it-back pea soup

“...you will still find people who believe that soup will cure any hurt or illness and is no bad thing to have for the funeral either.” John Steinbeck, East of Eden Holidays seem to be all about more. When they're over, I like to clear the slate. I do some extra cleaning. I dejunk. I pare… Continue reading Dial-it-back pea soup

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Slow Chicken Pot Pie (moo free/gluten free)

"The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread and fried chicken." Maya Angelou, American poet Last week's soup version of chicken pot pie is great if you're in a hurry, but there are times when you just want the "creamy," savory real thing. Perhaps on a day like today, when it's gray as dusk,… Continue reading Slow Chicken Pot Pie (moo free/gluten free)

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Chicken pot ‘pie’ in a hurry

“Angelina went into the kitchen, her only hope of sanctuary, and started building a couple of sandwiches." -- Brian O'Reilly, "Angelina's Bachelors" There are nights when you have time to make something special for dinner and there are nights when you just want to pretend you have that kind of time. This recipe -- a soup… Continue reading Chicken pot ‘pie’ in a hurry

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Bana-no pudding

Continuing an I-miss-creamy-texture theme, this week's recipe is a dairy-free version of banana pudding. It's not much to look at -- even if a better photographer had shot it -- but it tastes as good as the real thing. Enjoy! Bana-no Pudding (dairy free) Mash 3 bananas (fresh or thawed from frozen). Cover tightly and… Continue reading Bana-no pudding