I love to curl and my local club was hosting the Provincial Masters Bonspiel for curlers over 60. I really like our club and volunteered to supply some soup for one of the lunches. I did three kinds. Can you guess what my next three posts will be? I knew you could. Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup
When I make bacon, the end pieces are strongly smoked and aren’t nice cooked on their own. So, I decided to use them to make Bacon Barley Soup. Don’t worry if you don’t smoke your own bacon, you could substitute regular bacon or back (Canadian to Americans) bacon. Continue reading Bacon Barley Soup
OK, you have eaten Thanksgiving dinner. You are so full that buttons are threatening to fire across the room. All you want to do is sit and visit with your family. Hold on. There is one more thing to do. You just don’t want to let that turkey carcass and bones to go to waist. If you cover it with water and let it boil for a couple of hours, you can have the best Turkey soup! Continue reading Turkey Noodle Soup
I always like to have some homemade soup around. When I was younger and used to go hiking, I would make soup out of beef jerky because it was light to carry. What I discovered was it makes a great soup and has a great texture. So I decided to try a home version. Continue reading Jerky Soup
You need great homemade soup in the winter. She Who Must Be Obeyed disagrees with me. When she was growing up, home made soup was thin and insipid boiled leftovers. Oh well, more for me. Continue reading Sausage Soup, Great Winter Comfort Food
You’ve cooked the turkey. Now what do you do with all the scrap trimmings and that scraggly carcass? If you like good food, you make soup. Continue reading Cajun Turkey Soup, Don’t Let That Carcass Go to Waste
It is cold here. There is snow on the ground. I made andouille the
other day. Conditions were perfect for making gumbo!
This Cajun dish is delicious. A touch of spice, a deep dark texture and a mixture of shellfish, chicken and andouille. While I love this version, I apologize to all of Louisiana for my corruption of their recipe. Continue reading Gumbo, From Canada?
This was originally posted on November 17, 2013. It is being reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
I love homemade soup. I make it with ingredients I have on hand and it always makes canned soup seem like seawater. Most commercial soups rely on salt to bump the flavour. I found I was out of soup so I started making a batch. This is what turned out. Continue reading Garlic Sausage Soup