Soups

Nik’s Curried Cabbage & Chicken “Stuff”

~by Nikki God bless me for thinking I could eat all of that. About five bites in my pouch showed me who was boss! As always, our recipes come with a story. The difference being this time I am going to ATTEMPT brevity. So, long story short: I made a pot of cabbage in homemade chicken broth. And for days …

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Nik’s Curried Fish Stew

~by Nikki True fact: Jen did NOT used to like curry…I have made her into a curry convert! After trying this you might convert too! It’s a truly extraordinary day when Giada De Laurentis gives you a cultural lesson that really inspires you. But it happened to me! I was watching her show (Giada at Home) and she was preparing …

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Cook Along Contest: Courtney’s Beefy Cabbage & Quinoa Soup

~~posted by Jen Courtney’s Beefy Cabbage & Quinoa Soup. Our friend Courtney was inspired by Nik’s Cabbage Sausage Stew during Soup Week, and she made a couple of interestingly delicious changes in her own version. This is why we always say, “Play with your food, people!” You never know what kind of delectable creation will come of it! Instead of …

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Cook Along Contest: Audra’s Chili

~~posted by Jen Our friend Audra combined ideas from both Jen’s Practically Famous Chili and Nik’s Turkey and TVP Chili to come up with her own delectable version! Here’s how she made it, in her own words: “Hi Ladies: Thanks for your “cooking along” week for soups.  I didn’t cook each day, but I was VERY inspired by your chili …

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Cook Along Contest: Amy’s Cabbage Kielbasa Soup

~~posted by Jen First, a shout out to everyone who cooked along during Soup Week a couple weeks ago and sent in their pictures and recipe modifications. We’ll be sharing the submissions all week. Amy made Nik’s Cabbage & Sausage Soup, and her only change to the original recipe was using Turkey Kielbasa instead of sausage. She said it smelled …

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Nik’s Turkey & TVP chili

~~posted by Nikki Soup Week is coming to a close. We’ve enjoyed sharing these recipes with you and hope you’ve enjoyed them too! Please remember that if you are cooking along with us, that you have until  November 7th to email us either a picture of the soup you made from the blog this week OR a picture and recipe …

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Jen’s Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

~~posted by Jen Fall is the perfect time to roasting vegetables and Butternut squash is a fall favorite! It is colorful, it cooks up soft, and the flavor is mild, which means we can play with our food and customize the taste! Cut up and ready to be roasted! If I plan to have this soup on a week night, I’ll …

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Nik’s Comforting Cabbage and Sausage Stew

Cabbage has an interesting reputation amongst vegetables. It looks sort of like a head of lettuce when it’s raw (and, yes, I have bought a head thinking it is lettuce before. Don’t pretend you haven’t either!), it’s got lots of water in it and it is extremely affordable. All this leads some to believe that this is a simple food …

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Nik’s Carrot-Ginger Soup…

…is actually a misnomer. It’s actually carrot ginger butternut squash soup, but that’s not quite as snappy, so I changed the name. So shoot me! I posted this soup a while back and I’ve made it a few times since then, made some tweaks…not many, but a few. The question I get asked about this soup is HOW to serve …

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BF Top 5: Soup Serving Solutions

~~posted by Jen Well we’re halfway through our first ever Soup Week! We’ve shared some delicious recipes, and lots of you are participating in our Cook Along Contest. Last week we gave you the Top 5 Soup-Making Essentials, so we thought this week we’ll cover the  Top 5 Soup Serving Solutions.  In no particular order, here they are: 1. Small …

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