Cheeseburger Soup

I had bought a tray pack of ground turkey at Costco the other day. The first pack we had friends over for dinner and made Turkey Burgers, sweet potato fries, and coleslaw. Tonight I weighed out a pound and froze the extra (about half a pound) from one tray pack and made Cheeseburger Soup. This […]

Tilapia Chowder

My sister gets credit for this one, although the basis came from a cookbook I recommended to her a few years ago. I suppose you could use other white fish, including cod or haddock, but I’ve been buying the flash frozen packages of Tilapia at Costco and that’s what I used. This fed 3 of […]

Spinach Cream Soup

I think I could write a whole series on how to make use of Costco/Big Box stuff without getting tired of it. I bought a big bag of spinach at Costco the other day. First I made our favorite San Francisco’s Little Joe’s Special. Tonight I made this soup from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups. […]

Roasted Garlic and Potato Soup

I used the roast garlic to make some Roasted Garlic and Potato Soup. The original recipe called for peeled and diced raw red potatoes but I used some leftover blue, yellow, and red potatoes instead. The color is, frankly, a bit off-putting but the flavor is fantastic! I’m thinking it would have been prettier without […]

Cheesy Cream of Broccoli Soup

I made a great cream of broccoli soup, following Bittman’s How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food. He uses the same basic recipe for cream of nearly any vegetable soup, so feel free to substitute carrots, celery, cauliflower, turnips, etc. 4 cups chicken broth 1 pound (about 4 cups) of vegetable, trimmed and […]