Monthly Archives: February 2011

Callaloo

Day 26 This Jamaican soup is named for its traditional primary ingredient, callaloo leaves. Spinach, however, is commonly used in its place, as it is here (if you can find me a calaloo leaf in Apex, NC I will be … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Gruyere

Day 25 A simple soup where every ingredient matters. Smooth, spicy, cheesy and delightful in every way. Much like myself. RECIPE INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp Butter 1 Onion, sliced thin 3 Stalks Celery, chopped 3 c Chicken Broth 1/2 tsp White … Continue reading

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Carolina Barbeque Stew with Hush Puppies

Captures the sweet tangy goodness of Eastern Carolina barbeque in stew form. Ultimately, it’s really just a silkier cousin to brunswick stew, but it is hard to feel bad about that. Can I say a soup is stalwart? Watch it … Continue reading

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Avgolemono

Day 18 Sometimes used as a sauce for more substantial dishes, this classic Greek soup is thick and creamy without any dairy. Satisfying with no meat and only scant vegetables. Soothing, while unmistakably zesty. OK, that last part might be … Continue reading

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Borscht

Day 17 This iconic Ukrainian soup is the sort of thing you’re not going to talk anybody into liking. You can look at the ingredients and know immediately if it is for you. Me? You had me at beets and … Continue reading

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Chicken Adobo

Day 10 I didn’t think this Phillippine national dish would do much for me. I had a hard time getting behind a stew that wasn’t happy with vegetables. I mean, chicken, vinegar and garlic is a good start, but where … Continue reading

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Black and White Soup

Day 5 Anybody ever have that excellent Black and White soup at the Bridgestone Grill in Atlanta? Well, this isn’t it, but I think I did ok. One half of the bowl filled with a luxurious black bean soup, the … Continue reading

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