33 posts categorized "Leftovers"

June 27, 2012

Spreading our wings

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Soup Chick's mascot, the little green fish tureen.

Our 11-year-old granddaughter left for summer camp on Sunday. I remember packing her mother's camp trunk every year, and I remember my mother packing mine. Camp taught me new skills -- how to knot a lanyard, how to capsize a canoe, how to catch salamanders in the woods with my bare hands, and how to short-sheet a bed -- and it was a place to spread my wings.

Now that I'm too old for camp, I've been spending these early days of summer making a few enhancements I think you'll like here on Soup Chick.

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June 25, 2012

Soup lovers: please take a quick poll

June 20, 2012

Five favorite summer soups


It's finally, officially, the first day of summer. Let's celebrate with soup! I know, some people relegate soup to the winter menu, but they're missing out on amazing bowls of goodness. Summer soups have it all over winter soups when it comes to color and the flavor of fresh vegetables and fruit.

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  • I'm Lydia Walshin, a longtime food writer who lives and cooks in a real log house. If I could, I'd eat Chinese noodles, grapes, ice cream and soup every day.
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