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fresh tomato soup recipe | pamelasalzman.com

fresh tomato soup recipe
The moment we arrived in Lake Garda on Wednesday for the last leg of our trip, I looked at my husband and said, "Good luck getting me on that plane back home."  The vistas are breathtaking, the air is...

Caldo Tlalpeno Soup

caldo tlalpeño soup recipe (with quinoa!)
I think I was 19 years old when I tried avocado for the first time.  No joke.  In my defense, I was living on Long Island and we ate according to the seasons, and fairly locally, in the old...

Mediterranean Fish Stew

mediterranean fish stew recipe
I had some friends over for dinner recently on a Friday and remembered that it is Lent.  Lent starts about 40 days before Easter on Ash Wednesday and ends the day before Easter.  It is a very holy time...

white bean and kale minestrone

kale and white bean minestrone recipe
I think that sports are awesome for kids.  They're fun!  The kids get exercise, make new friends, learn about competition and trying your best, and lots of other life lessons which I am constantly repeating to my children to...

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

thai coconut chicken soup recipe
You know what is just the worst?  Getting sick.  Life is great until you feel horrible.  I think most of us run around like maniacs until we're so wiped out while our poor bodies are trying to tell us...

black bean and pumpkin soup | pamela salzman

black bean and pumpkin soup recipe
Nothing is as comforting to me as a one-pot, hearty meal in a bowl.  I love substantial soups and stews, especially ones with beans or legumes.  I very often make soups on the weekend for lunch or for a...

butternut squash and chickpea stew | pamela salzman

butternut squash and chickpea stew recipe
I have been consistently making Monday our meatless night, although I often have another vegetarian dinner during the week as well.  This week I was excited to cook something with one of the many winter squashes I have bought...

garnish with asparagus tips and black pepper, if you like!

creamy, dairy-free asparagus soup recipe
I remember growing up in New York and feeling gipped when Spring rolled around.  Why?  Because 90% of the time it was still cold!   My parents told me that last Saturday it was snowing.  Brrrrrr!  Sort of doesn't...

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slow cooker white bean soup with sausage and collard greens recipe (stovetop version, too)
I know so many of you are fighting cold weather and stuffy noses, so I thought I would share with you a new favorite soup in our house.  My friend and student Lynette gave me the recipe because it...

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how to thicken soups and stews without cream, butter or flour
I make a lot of soups and stews for the family, especially from September through May.   I know many of you have been freezing your buns off on the East Coast and Midwest lately and are likely...

Italian Wedding Soup, hot and nourishing

italian wedding soup recipe
I love new beginnings and thankfully we have so many opportunities to start fresh.  For me, the first day of school, beginning of summer, first day of spring and of course, January 1st are all times of the year...

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deer valley-style turkey and black bean chili recipe
Are we having fun yet?!  Good, good.  I have been running around the house yesterday and today like a busy bee, very excited that the big day is almost here.  I'm taking a quick breather from the Thanksgiving marathon...

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gazpacho with avocado recipe
The kids are going back to school tomorrow, which means that my favorite season is UNofficially over.  No more lazy days and waking up late or reading for pleasure instead of for a test.  Back to making lunches at...

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spring green minestrone
I had the best day on Saturday.  Where did I go?  Nowhere!  What did I do?  Nothing!  When was the last time you said you had the best time doing nothing?  I know!  Sometimes I feel like my life...

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miso soup recipe
I think the reason I started cooking at such a young age is because I love to eat good food.  My mother was and is a terrific cook, but she didn't have time or the interest to really experiment...

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chicken and avocado soup
Even though I'm a big football fan and I love a good game (especially when my team wins), when it's over, it's over.  Whether the outcome of the game is favorable or unfavorable, life goes on and so do...

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potato and bean soup (patate e fagioli)
Who invented the idea of "Meatless Monday?"  The U.S. Food Administration did during World War I and urged families to conserve key staples to aid the war effort, but the idea was revived in 2003 by an ad...

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rustic butternut squash soup with fennel and wild rice
One way that I have learned how to be a more confident cook is by identifying certain "formula" recipes and then just changing the ingredients around to come up with something that seems like a different recipe. One day...

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turkey stock
Ahhhhh, the day after.  I hope you had a lovely holiday.  Ours was everything I hoped it would be -- lots of happy people in the house and no major disasters in the kitchen.  The best thing I did...

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tortilla soup
How do I know it's soup season in my neck of the woods?  Well, we had our annual freaky October heat wave last week and then the temperature plummeted about 20 degrees.  Now every morning we wake up to...

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late summer minestrone
  Oh, I am not very good at goodbyes.  And saying farewell to summer is just inevitable now, isn't it?  My minestrone soup is one of those recipes that bridges summer and fall.  Zucchini and tomatoes are still plentiful in...

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vegetable stock recipe
I really think it's worth the effort to make stock from scratch, not only because it's more nutritious, but because homemade just tastes so much better than the one you get from a box.  Many times you can get away with...

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cauliflower and roasted garlic soup recipe
Who wouldn't love a soup that is sophisticated enough to serve at a dinner party, but simple enough to make on a weeknight?   I know I would!  It's amazing what happens when you blend cauliflower and a few ho-hum...

Harira (Moroccan stew with chicken, chickpeas, lentils and rice) | pamela salzman

harira recipe
Harira is a Moroccan stew that is traditionally served during Ramadan to break the daily fast.  In my house it is a nourishing one-pot meal that is perfect for a chilly winter evening.  I have seen many versions of...

shiitake mushroom-barley soup with kale

mushroom-barley soup with kale recipe
I was craving a hearty, meal-in-a-bowl soup for dinner last night.  Something I could pull together before the kids returned home from school and that I could pack in their thermoses for lunch the next day.  Mushroom-barley soup came...

vegetable chili (vegan) | pamela salzman

vegetable chili recipe
We are a football-watching family.  On any given Sunday during the season, we are hunkered down for a good part of the day at home with the likely chance of random family and friends dropping by.  I like to...

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lentil and brown rice soup recipe
Everyone needs a lentil soup recipe in the repertoire.  This is a classic and a nourishing one at that.  I grew up on lentil soup and my mom was into creating “complete proteins” when we had a vegetarian meal. ...

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sweet potato-coconut soup recipe
We are a family of soup lovers, which is great since soup is generally easy to prepare and I can put leftovers into a stainless thermos the next day in the kids’ lunchboxes (ok, just the older girls; my...

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homemade chicken stock recipe
I am starting my first post with one of my obsessions – homemade chicken stock.  Since chicken stock is something I use quite regularly, especially during soup season, I thought it would be a good idea to get a recipe...