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Desperation Dinners: Salad Soup (i.e., Creamy Spinach Soup)

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Salad Soup, aka Creamy Spinach Soup Makes about 6 to 8 servings 6 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 pounds spinach, roughly chopped 8 ounces peeled pearl onions 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons dried Italian herbs 1 tablespoon dried crushed basil 2 teaspoons dried crushed rosemary 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 […]

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Creamy Kabocha Sweet Potato Pomegranate Soup

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Kabocha Sweet Potato Pomegranate Soup Adapated from Elizabeth Andoh’s “Ohisama No Wan” Recipe (p.80), An American Taste of Japan Makes 4 servings 1/2 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons minced shallots 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger 1/3 kabocha squash, peeled […]

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Tori Zosui—Japanese Rice & Chicken Porridge

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Tori Zosui—Japanese Rice & Chicken Porridge Makes 2 – 3 servings 2 cups chicken stock 12 — 13 square inches dashi kombu 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 1/4 — 1 1/2 cups cooked Japanese rice 1/3 — 1/2 pound cooked chicken (skin and bones removed), shredded into thin strips about 1/4-inch wide and […]

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Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

I love soup and could eat it every day of the week. It just never gets boring because of the endless combinations, and is comforting and yummy. I especially love soup during summer, go figure! Lately I’ve been craving two of my favorite soups, Butternut Soup and Tom Khai Gai, so I’m sure we’ll be […]

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