Category Archives: Soups

Robin’s Tortilla Soup

This is a wonderful, flavorful soup that is easy to prepare. Robin first made it in our home in Ojai and as it was simmering on the stove, the aroma made me smile. Make this soup and serve with fresh, … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato-Fennel Soup

This is a wonderfully hearty vegetarian soup for the remaining winter days of the year. Quick and easy to prepare, tomatoes and fennel pair nicely to make a tasty soup. Even better, this soup freezes well. Make a double batch … Continue reading

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Irish Cheddar Cheese Soup

Why do people (and our dog Willow) enjoy a bowl of hot soup on a dark, cold, rainy autumn day? Is it because soup is a bowl of warm for your insides when it’s cold outside? Whatever the answer, it … Continue reading

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Navy Bean Soup (redux)

The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century. They are a mild, pea-sized bean that are creamy white in color.

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Ravioli-Rosemary Soup

This is a simple soup recipe born one cold day shortly after the Thomas fire. I call it my “healing soup.”

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Ribollita (slow cooker)

Ribollita is a hearty Tuscan vegetable stew. The Italian word “ribollita” means “reboiled.” It was originally made by reheating leftover minestrone or vegetable soup from the previous day. One Wiki entry says that this custom is traced to the Middle … Continue reading

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