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French Onion Soup: A Short Cut to Comfort

by Karen November 15, 2011
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This classic is one of my favorite dishes to have when the weather turns cold.  But it's often a disappointment– overly salty broth and undercooked onions and rubbery cheese.  Like most rustic French dishes, the dish celebrates humble ingredients but makes them truly sing with a lot of care and a lot of time. It […]

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Sopa de Quinua (Quinoa Soup): Eating Peru

by Karen November 19, 2010
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If you’re not feeling well or just need something soothing, this soup is perfect.  It is incredibly easy to make, but I really encourage you to make your own chicken broth, which you can find a recipe and tips for perfect chicken broth here.  The recipe is really flexible so add whatever vegetables you like […]

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Kim Chi Jjigae (Kim Chi Soup): Eating South Korea

by Karen October 21, 2010
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I have a bad habit of buying very specific cookware.  This includes my ddukbaegi and dolsot which are wonderfully heavy clay and stone pots that are used to cook Korean stews and rice, respectively.  Cooking such a down-to-earth dish like kim chi jjigae almost requires cooking it in such earthenware.  The stone pot used to […]

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Harira: Eating Morocco

by Karen October 1, 2010
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One of the things I love about doing this blog is discovering new dishes.  And I’ll be honest, there are some dishes I know I’ll never make again.  Ever.   But, harira is definitely something I will add to my repertoire of repeat recipes.  Even with temperatures reaching the 80s, this soup was a joy to […]

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Ab Doogh Khiar (Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup): Eating Iran

by Karen August 13, 2010
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This cold soup seems to have it all: a perfect combination of bright, clean, tangy, sweet and nutty flavors.  If yogurt for you is something that comes in little plastic cups in an array of fruit flavors, this soup may startle you as most Middle Eastern applications of yogurt are savory.  But plain yogurt really […]

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