Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Making many soups is so easy and this one is no exception. It’s quite a luxurious one and has a beautiful texture, almost like velvet on the tongue. You can add small things to it to dress it up, such as tiny shrimp,

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Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Green Tomato Chutney

When life gives you lemons? Well when September gives you to many green tomatoes it time to make chutney! Here’s a recipe that would go well with almost anything that’s roasted. Chicken, beef or lamb. It’s a bit sweet but very savory, I would also serve it on the side of my Chicken Tikka or any Vindaloo preparation.

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Potato & Leek Soup (cold or warm)

Potato & Leek Soup (cold or warm)

I think this is a good old standard that usually pleases everyone. It is light, cool and soothing on a hot summers day. A bit old fashion I have to admit but that doesn’t stop me from making and enjoying it.

This is not Vichyssoise which is an American invention,

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Cream of Asparagus Soup (cold or warm)

Cream of Asparagus Soup (cold or warm)

This is an old classic that I haven’t found much improved on during my travels. You can use the stalks of the asparagus and save the lovely green tips to decorate the soup.

If you would like, this recipe can be made using white asparagus.

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Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

This is a take off on a classic French cream soup.  Cream of Broccoli Soup is easy and broccoli is available almost year round and rather inexpensive. No need to sieve this before serving as they might do in a fancy restaurant, it’s good straight from the pot.

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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

You don’t really need a recipe for mashed potatoes but this recipe is about proportions of butter and milk to potato. You can of course add as much butter as you like.

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Pumpkin Pie

Nothing says Thanksgiving like a good old fashion Pumpkin Pie. It is one of the most traditional deserts Americans have for the autumn holidays. It’s not such a mystery, it’s basically a pumpkin flavored custard. This is a reliable recipe for a great basic pie.

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I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.

Canapes


I don't have a many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

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