Creamy Mussel-Shrimp Soup

┬áPrep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled & deveined, heads on 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic ┬Ż cup diced yellow onion ┬Ż tablespoon dry thyme leaves ┬╝ teaspoon red crushed pepper┬á [...]

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients┬á 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped 3 ribs leafy tops celery, chopped 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves ┬Ż cup unsalted chicken broth 1 ┬Ż cups milk 1/2 [...]

Shrimp Bisque

Prep: 30 mins | Cook: 50 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, heads off, peeled, and deveined, shells reserved 4 cups water, for shrimp stock 3 tablespoons good olive oil 3 cups chopped fresh leeks 5 cloves garlic, diced 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 cup cooking (white) wine 1/4 cup dry [...]

Creamy Grilled Eggplant Soup

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 1 hour | Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 6-8 medium Japanese eggplants 3 medium red tomatoes 1 medium red onion 1 red bell pepper 3 cloves garlic, peeled 2 green chiles, seeded 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon chopped [...]

Meatballs Macaroni Soup

Prep: 30 minutes | Cook: 40-50 minutes | Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients Meatballs:┬á 1 pound lean ground pork ┬Ż cup chopped fresh basil leaves ┬Ż tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves 1 extra-large egg ┬╝ cup low-sodium italian bread crumbs ┬╝ teaspoon garlic powder ┬╝ teaspoon black pepper Pinch of [...]

Egg Drop Soup

Ingredients┬á 4 cups (unsalted) chicken stock, divided ┬Ż teaspoon fresh ginger, finely diced ┬╝ cup organic firm tofu, (small) cubed, optional 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped, plus more for garnish 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 large eggs, plus 1 egg yolk 1 cup fresh spinach, coarsely chopped, optional salt and ground white pepper Directions Reserve [...]

Creamy Mussel Soup

Prep: 35 minutes | Cook: 45 mins | Yield: 5-6 servings Ingredients┬á┬á 5 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 fennel bulb, chopped 2 rib celery, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon orange zest ┬╝ teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 3 plum tomatoes, chopped Ôůô cup [...]

Spicy Rib-Eye Steak-Miso Ramen

My husband and I had been looking for a non-salty ramen all over in our area including nearby cities. We've been craving noodles as the winter kicks in but, unfortunately we have had no luck in finding any. For us, Ramen is definitely a "must have" during cold days, especially the spicy one. So since [...]

Ultimate Beef-Vegetable Soup

I'm like a weather. I'd come and go, huh? ­čśë I meant to post this recipe sooner but as always, I got distracted like a bee. Haha! ┬áGood thing┬áI've had some times to spare today. Sweet! So, speaking of the weather, I think it is a happy coincidence that January is not only national soup [...]