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Pork Tofu and Watercress Soup

Pork Tofu and Watercress Soup

As days start to cool down, I start looking for warming and satisfying dishes, like this soup. Pork tofu and watercress is a fairly common stir-fry dish found in Hawaii. A simple and tasty dish, sometimes it includes other vegetables like onions and bean sprouts to...

Wonton Soup

Wonton Soup

Wonton soup is Chinese comfort in a bowl featuring delicious wonton dumplings in a flavorful broth. It's not difficult to make and if you have a little foresight you can make enough for a future meal or two. Homemade is the best When I first moved to Boston I had a...

Portuguese Bean Soup

Portuguese Bean Soup

To wrap up this month of soups I am sharing a local Hawaii favorite, Portuguese Bean Soup. Hawaii is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines as a result of families immigrating to the islands to work on the plantations. In addition to several Asian groups like Japanese...

Sausage, Kale, and Cauliflower Soup

Sausage, Kale, and Cauliflower Soup

It seems I'm on a soup kick right now so let me share another one of our favorites - sausage, kale, and cauliflower soup. We often make a version of Zuppa Toscana, a sausage, kale, and potato soup. Since we love cauliflower so much we decided to try replacing the...

Mediterranean Chicken and Rice Soup

Mediterranean Chicken and Rice Soup

Many years ago when I was sick, a friend sent me containers of delicious chicken soup from the New England Soup Factory. It was just what I needed on my road to recovery. Several years later the restaurant published its own cookbook and it's become my...

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Updated September 2021 Due to work and school schedules, when we visit Disney World it's often in the heat of summer. If anyone has experienced Disney World in the summer you know that you are in for hot, humid weather with daily thunder storms. One respite we found...

Jacques Pépin’s Butternut Squash Velvet Soup

Jacques Pépin’s Butternut Squash Velvet Soup

After watching an episode of Jacques Pépin's More Fast Food My Way, I was inspired to make his Butternut Squash Velvet Soup. It's so easy and so simple and highlights the beautiful flavor of butternut squash. I replaced half the olive oil with bacon fat to give...