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Thai Tomato Soup (Fresh Tomato Soup Series Part 3)

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Now it’s time for things to get fun. Part 1 and Part 2 in this 6-part fresh tomato soup series were fairly straightforward. Delicious and comforting for sure, but not entirely unfamiliar. Because let’s face it, tomato soup isn’t exactly the most exotic soup in the world. Well that changes starting today with part 3 for a […]

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Two Chilled Avocado Soup Recipes for Summer

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What’s better than a chilled avocado soup recipe in the heat of late summer? TWO chilled avocado soup recipes! But first, a brief explanation of each recipe with some tips. Chilled Avocado Soup Recipe #1: Avocado Bisque with Cherry Tomatoes Though obviously not a true bisque, it has that classic creamy bisque-like consistency. It blends […]

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How to Make a Cucumber Tomato Gazpacho

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In early August, when the cucumbers grow large and the tomatoes start arriving in all their beautiful incarnations of reds, yellows and oranges, like an early sign of autumn’s imminence, a cucumber tomato gazpacho ebbs its way into my summer soup rotation. Gazpacho is the consummate soup to make use of the bounty of late […]

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Two Zucchini Soup Recipes

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What’s better than one zucchini soup recipe? Two zucchini soup recipes, of course! Zucchini soup is a fantastic way to use up extra zucchini during its peak growing season. It grows so fast in summer that most people don’t know what to do with it all. Well, you can make large batches of soup with it […]

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Thai Watermelon-Mint Soup Recipe

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Surely, somewhere in tropical Thailand someone makes a Thai watermelon soup recipe similar to this one (though I never encountered it in my travels in Thailand). The combination of a steamy hot summer day with Thai seasonings, mint and watermelon makes for a wonderfully cooling and intensely flavorful soup. Planning an outdoor backyard party in summer? […]

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Thai Mango Gazpacho Recipe

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The idea for this Thai mango gazpacho recipe came to me a few weeks ago when I was making a chilled Thai watermelon and mint soup.  I’m not one for cold soups but as we were in the middle of a heat wave, it was so perfectly refreshing that I thought to myself, hmmmm, what […]

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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Soup with Sausage

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This past weekend I was testing out some recipes for my eventual ebook on making homemade broths and broth-based soups.  I’ve been creating simple 3-step recipes as the book will be meant for working people who don’t have lots of time to spend in the kitchen. So I’d been thinking about a pesto soup of […]

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