Egg Drop Soup

Nourishment for the bedridden, or a quick, light supper.  Delicious in either case. For the full blog posting, click here.Egg Drop Soup - This is the most basic of recipes. For shortcuts, additions, and variations, please review the blog. Season broth to suit your palate and your pantry. - Ready to eat Chicken Broth (or [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Tomato Soup Base

This recipe makes six servings of basic tomato soup.  Freeze five, and customize them later. For a review of method and ideas, check out the full blog posting by clicking here.Tomato Soup Base - Keep it plain, or garnish it to your liking. - Vegetable oil, Diced onion, Diced carrot, Diced celery, Tomatoes (Whole, Diced, or [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Potato and Leek Soup

This soup is delicious on its own, and has the added advantage of being an excellent base for many, many variations. For all those good ideas, check out the complete blog posting by clicking here.Potato and Leek Soup - A great multi-tasker. This is "Big Batch" cooking for plan-ahead meals. - Leeks, trimmed, sliced, washed [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments


This is a severely simplified recipe.  For the whole story, check out the full blog posting by clicking here.Borscht - All amounts are flexible. Baking is science -- Soup is art. - Diced Beets (peeled if beet is large), Finely diced Onion, Diced Peeled Carrots, Diced Celery, Diced Peeled Potato, Thick Cut Bacon, in lardons, [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Much more mushroom-y than anything in a can. For variations on this basic soup, please refer to the full blog posting,  by clicking here.Cream of Mushroom Soup - Small yield recipe -- double it up if you have room in the freezer - Butter (or oil), Shallot, finely diced, Chopped or Sliced Mushrooms, Chicken or Vegetable Broth, Rice [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments