Category Archives: Soups

Incredibly Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

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There are only so many homegrown tomatoes that an urban backyard farmer can consume. (Yes, even here in San Francisco! Sun Golds by the Bay!) Tomatoes don’t last long on the counter (a ruthless gang of fruit flies holds unopposed … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Greens and Goat Cheese

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If you loved Robin’s famous Baked Eggs in a Potato Crust, you’ll also love these Baked Eggs with Greens—though probably not quite as much as those damn potato eggs! I’m just being honest. There’s no way any other baked eggs … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Tricks To Make Dinner More Delicious

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I’m a sucker for a good gadget, or, well, let’s be honest, any gadget (that’s what “sucker” means, right?) When I got my first slow cooker, it was no doubt thanks to some marketing lackey’s storyboard fiction: Place random boring … Continue reading

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Magical Chawan Mushi (Japanese Savory Egg Custard)

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I was about to start this post talking about how cold and miserable San Francisco can be, but then I remembered that I can’t stand it when people belabor the fact that San Francisco is cold and damp. I mean, … Continue reading

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Shrimp Bisque

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Last week, as I toiled away in my home office on a typically cool and foggy Bay Area Fall day, I was struck with a hankering. As I mentioned yesterday, I was working on an assignment for a client that … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Shrimp Stock Recipe

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I just realized that for years I’ve been throwing away gold. Pink culinary gold. With what I know now, I can’t believe I am saying this, but I used to think that shrimp shells were [gasp] garbage. Meanwhile, wholly convinced … Continue reading

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Corn and Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

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Many years before the birth of The Lazy Gourmet, Robin and I were college housemates sharing a huge, century-old Victorian house with five other women. You can read the long version here—about how we all took turns cooking, about how … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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You may have heard that the other day Chez Panisse celebrated its fortieth birthday. I grew up just a few blocks from the famed Berkeley restaurant and my first memory of it was right around the time it opened. It’s … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup Recipe from my Aunt Hilda

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A few months ago I embarked on a mission I’d been thinking about tackling for years: writing my family history. I’d always been curious about exactly where my ancestors were from, what they did for a living, and what they … Continue reading

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“Better than Bouillon” is an Accurate Product Name (plus: Turnip Soup with Rice & Greens)

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I love soup. I love its great variety, its generally healthy ingredients (the occasional heavy cream excepted), and how beautifully it holds up in the freezer. I love how calm I feel when I cook a huge pot of soup … Continue reading

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