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Arroz Caldo – Chicken Soup with Rice

Arroz Caldo – Chicken Soup with Rice

All the rich foods of the holidays, and having a snowy after-Christmas morning had me yearning for something simple and comforting. I had cooked a very plain version of this dish for my sick daughter a couple of weeks ago. It was more plain rice porridge than what we Filipinos recognize as Arroz Caldo or…

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Tinola: Chicken Soup for the Pinoy Soul

Tinola: Chicken Soup for the Pinoy Soul

I had been looking forward to updating my tinola soup photo for a long time. See, when I first posted my Tinola recipe, I didn’t have any of the traditional vegetables to go with it. I had to make do with what I had (what my grocery store had) which was cabbage and bok choy….

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Easy Creamy Tomato Soup

Easy Creamy Tomato Soup

This was today’s lunch, at the request of The Clone (my youngest daughter). We still have lots of tomatoes coming in from the garden and we have a huge bowl of them on the table. We have sliced tomatoes or salsa with almost every meal and still, it seems like we’re not making a dent…

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Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

I’m a bit late posting since we had a minor emergency yesterday when I planned to put this post together and didn’t get a chance to finish it. First, the emergency: my daughter’s school called to let us know that she had gotten hit in the eye with a softball and that she was having…

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Albondigas (Meatballs Soup)

Albondigas (Meatballs Soup)

The most recent Four Foods for Friday asked whether we use ‘from scratch’ or ‘ready made’ meatballs. My answer was that we use both. Sometimes we make our own just as when Jade made the Wedding Soup and the Filipino style Meatball Soup with Noodles. We just recently tried out the frozen Italian meatballs from…

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Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

When my daughters saw what we were having for dinner, they immediately assumed it was our usual chili con carne. However, after they had their first bite, all of them commented… “you did something different”. I didn’t tell them ahead of time I that I was trying out Ted Murphy’s Turkey Chili recipe. They were…

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Garden Pasta Soup

Garden Pasta Soup

What could be better than a nice warm bowl of soup to end the day? Well, it’s actually hard to beat especially when it is full of fresh garden vegetables. These were the last of our garden veggies before the first frost of the season hit and turned everything dark. There was a little bit…

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Potato, Carrots & Peas Soup

Potato, Carrots & Peas Soup

Still cleaning out my photobucket pics 🙂 Here’s another easy peasy soup. You know how my daughter, The Clone just loves soups. This is another one of her favorites. We cooked this up for lunch this summer when they were all home and we decided to clean up the freezer. While digging into the recesses…

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