Ginger Chicken Soup with Vegetables

by kara on April 1, 2012

Ever trade one service for another?  A friend of mine gave me a chiropractic treatment in exchange for a batch this soup.  Seriously.  Easy trade for me since I make it all of the time. This is my go-to chicken soup recipe.  I’ve been preparing it for years and think it tastes better everytime we eat it. I […]

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Mushroom Soup

by kara on November 12, 2011

The following recipe is from my dear friend, Patrycia Miller.  She and her husband, Keith, are the owners of Pampered Pooch Playground and Bubbly Paws in St. Lous Park, MN.  Trycia brought over a bowl of this Mushroom Soup for me enjoy for lunch.  It was comforting, hearty, warm, and delicious.  I just had to have her share […]


Grandma Renner’s Borscht Soup

by kara on June 25, 2011

With fresh vegetables on my mind, I’ve been craving my Grandma Renner’s borscht soup.  It brings me right back to my childhood.   This is not your typical cold Russian red beet soup.  My grandma, who’s German-Russian, always served her borscht warm.  She made it with beet tops only instead of beets, so no bright red color.  Then she would add lots […]

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Bean and Bacon Soup

by kara on March 31, 2011

The calendar says it’s spring.  The birds are chirping outside, and the snow is melting.   And yet  I’m still in search for comforting, hearty meals to warm me up.    This soup is always a winner with my guy.  I don’t know any man that doesn’t like bacon.   In an effort to use what was in my fridge, I used […]