Archive for the ‘Soups & Stews’ Category

Kitty’s Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)

This isn’t a tradition Tom Kha Gai, but it’s the way that I like it. Whenever I’m sick, this is my go to. Kitty’s Tom Kha Gai Ingredients 1 stalk lemon grass, bruised 2” piece ginger, sliced 5 tbsp fish sauce, + 2 cans full fat coconut milk 4 c chicken stock 3 tbsp lime […]

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Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Velvety, cheesy, wonderful soup. Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Soup Ingredients ½ onion, chop 2 tbsp butter 2 lbs cauliflower florets, frzn ½ tsp salt 2 c chicken broth 1 tsp minced garlic 2 stalks celery, chop 12 oz evaporated milk 1 c sharp cheddar shred 1 c pepper jack cheese cooked bacon Directions Sauté chopped onion […]

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Best Egg Drop Soup

Make at home egg drop soup can be iffy. This one turns out really nice. Best Egg Drop Soup Ingredients 4 c chicken broth 1 tsp sesame oil, divided ½ tsp salt 1 pinch sugar ¼ c cornstarch ½ c water 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 scallion, chopped (omit for FODMAP) 5 good shakes of […]

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Bean & Bacon Soup

This is my favorite sit around in flannel PJs on a rainy day soup. Bean and Bacon Soup Ingredients 8 oz gf bacon, diced 1 c yellow onion, diced 1 c celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 8 oz tomato sauce 3 (15 oz) can great northern beans, drained & rinsed Directions Cook the bacon […]

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Ärtsoppa (Swedish Dried Pea Soup)

A twist on your standard split pea soup Ärtsoppa Ingredients 1 lb yellow dried peas 8 c water 2 c fine diced onion 1/8th tsp pepper 1 large carrot, diced 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried ginger pinch nutmeg 1 whole, skinned onion studded with cloves 3 ham hocks or 1 […]

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All Day Mince and Tatties

This is a comfort food dish. Bland and meant to make you warm and full when you feel tired. All Day Mince and Tatties Ingredients 2 lb ground beef 2 small onions, minced 4 lb potatoes, chunked 1 ½ tbsp. lemon juice 1 ½ c baby peas 1 ½ c diced carrots 4 c beef […]

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Bacon Clam Chowder

I remember going to visit my stepmom once and she made a beautiful New England clam chowder for me, knowing that it had been one of my favorite childhood foods. This is a gluten-free version close to what she had made me. Bacon Clam Chowder Ingredients 16 slices gf bacon 1 large sweet onion, minced […]

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Kitty’s Chili Spackle (and Chili Seasoning Mix)

When you think of chili, most picture beans with a little meat in a light tomato sauce. My kids lovingly refer to my chili as ‘tasty spackle’. I like to cook it down until there’s an almost refried beans consistency and serve it over white rice and scrambled eggs. One pot can last a long […]

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Tuscanny Chicken Stew

When most people think of Italian food, they think of noodles and heavy cheese- which is Americanized Italian food. In truth, real Italian food is nothing of the sort. Fresh ingredients, bright tastes, healthy.. That’s real Italian. This is a simple stew that you can throw together in no time, then just sit back and […]

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Laundry Day Soup

I have days that are so busy that I need to throw something on the stove and just leave it. In fact, most days are like that. More often than not, these are the days that I find myself rooting through leftovers until I find ‘agreeable-like’ and toss them in a pot. The key to […]

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