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Joy of Cooking Senegalese Soup

I finally got a new copy of Joy of Cooking. My original copy was old when I got it in 1985, when someone conveniently left in a Dumpster for me to find. The other day, I pulled out my new … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Stock

  Those of you who read my recipe blog know that I don’t write much about technique. As a matter of fact, I typically assume you already know how to cook when I publish my recipes, and often just lay … Continue reading

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German Goulash

I heavily adapted this recipe from one I found online when faced with the challenge of cooking for a German-themed potluck. olive oil 2 # stew beef 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 large onions, diced 2 large carrots, sliced (peel … Continue reading

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Senegalese soup

In the olden days of the Two Bells tavern in Belltown, they had some fantastic soup specials. There was one in particular that I went nuts for—their Senegalese soup, redolent with lush chicken stock and spicy curry. Imagine my surprise … Continue reading

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Baked Halibut Soup

Also known as “Low Tide” ™ Jerry Crangi, or “$100 soup, because that’s about what it costs to make a batch. It’s incredibly good though, and sometimes trimmings can be found for some of the fishes. Feel free to vary … Continue reading

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Gazpacho in a Pitcher

From The Rosengarten Report by David Rosengarten. Copyright 2008 by David Rosengarten. Makes 4 cocktail servings Ingredients 2 oz.stale Italian or French bread, with crust 1/2 # ripe tomatoes, stems removed 1/4 # sweet onion, such as Walla Walla 1/4 … Continue reading

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Patrick Moylan’s Chile Posole Caldo Verde, or really good chili?

The other day, I made this stew, but for the meat I used ground beef and seasoned ground chicken. Everything else was according to recipe (though from scratch rather than using canned stuff) though I threw in a little more … Continue reading

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Watercress Pesto soup

This was a moment of inspiration in my kitchen today. Since it was put together on the fly, the proportions are up to you. It was quite delicious, unsurprising since this is basically a permutation falling somewhere between pasta with … Continue reading

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(Lazy) Bastard Chili

  I’ve called this one Bastard Chili for the longest time. It requires a minimal amount of output for a nice big tasty pot of chili, and is great for people who don’t really like to cook. I like to … Continue reading

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Classic Tomato Soup

  This recipe is from The Classic Vegetable Cookbook by Ruth Spear. The cookbook is the most used one in my library.   2# tomatoes 2T olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 4 leaves basil, shredded, or thyme … Continue reading

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