Tag Archives: Soups & Stews

Happy Mardi Gras, and Gumbo Z’Herbes

It’s Mardi Gras (in a few hours)!  I’ve spent the past week gorging myself on Better Cheddar* and Le Popeye dip from Langenstein’s, along with lots of king cake and Bunny Bread sandwiches.  We’re having jambalaya and king cake for dinner … Continue reading

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Tuscan Chickpea Soup

The annual defrosting. I defrosted the deep freeze today and unearthed a bag of Tuscan Chickpea Soup from earlier this year.  It’s now on the menu for Thursday’s dinner, and the soup pops up in the menu rotation pretty frequently … Continue reading

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1-Hour Spanish Chickpea Soup

I have read Cooking Light for about the past ten years, and while initially, I read every issue from cover-to-cover each month, flagging recipes and using at least one or two of their recipes each week, there was a period … Continue reading

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Red Beans & Rice

Well, well, well.  Let’s just say that the first two weeks of kindergarten have both tested and tightened the routines at our house.  But the week before the first day of school was even more of a challenge, as I … Continue reading

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Chicken & Andouille Gumbo

Although I’m from New Orleans and spent half my childhood there, I was never a big gumbo fan when I was a kid. I have a vivid memory of sitting at the children’s table (which was placed in the garage, … Continue reading

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