Entries from Baked Alaska tagged with 'Soups'

Shrimp and Vegetable Curry Soup

The day I made this soup it was a strange weather day in Alaska. It's winter and there's supposed to be lots of snow on the ground and it should be really cold. But instead, we had very strong...

Sweet Potato Black Bean Poblano Soup

On a recent Sunday, I made two kinds of soup. The first one you saw posted earlier - Mushroom Farro Soup. I also decided to try a soup from a new cookbook I got - True Food by Andrew...

Mushroom Farro Soup

It's soup time in Alaska. Well, anytime is soup time for me, but others like to wait until the weather is cold. Since it snowed about 4 or 5" here yesterday, and the ground is still covered in snow,...

Brazilian Shrimp Soup

This was an interesting weekend. I'm glad this soup was good, because it took a lot of work to get the shrimp that was used in this recipe. Last weekend my husband went out shrimping with a friend (I had...

Puree of Cannelini Bean Soup with Roasted Cauliflower and Truffle Oil

This week's ingredient was beans. My first thought was what am I going to come up with that is unique. But then I throught of something that was unique to me. (I've decided it's next to impossible to come...

Roasted Vegetable Soup

I know, I know, this is a strange colored soup. This is what happens when one of your ingredients is fresh beets. The color doesn't bother me, but if it bothers you, just use golden beets instead of red...

Carrot Soup

This week our ingredient for Flavors is carrot. I had an abundance of carrots, because they're a vegetable that grows very well here in Alaska. I get lots of them in my weekly CSA box. I didn't want to...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Passatelli-Egg and Parmesan Stands in Broth

This is my last soup to make in our quest to work our way through Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. It was an interesting one to end with. This soup comes from the Romagna area of Italy. Marcella says...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Acquacotta-Tuscan Peasant Soup with Cabbage and Beans

I'm still making soups as we work our way through "Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. This week, it's Acquacotta. Aquacotta is usually a peasant dish. It's a soup made with stale bread, water, onions, tomatoes, and olive oil. But...

ALASKAN CIOPPINO

Tonight I wanted to make a dinner that used the fresh halibut and shrimp that my husband caught this weekend. It was the first time out on the water this season, and it's nice to have the fresh seafood...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking-Potato Soup with Smothered Onions

I love soups. They can be very filling and are wonderful for the cold climate I live in. When I saw this recipe I was to make, Potato Soup with Smothered Onions, I was really looking forward to it....

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Summer Vegetable Soup with Rice & Basil, Milan Style

I imagine that if you're reading this blog, you know that I'm part of a group of 9 who are cooking our way through Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. If you want to follow our progress, click...

APRIL DARING COOKS CHALLENGE - BRUNSWICK STEW

Are you looking for a flavorful soup that's a little different from the soups you make all of the time? I have one for you to try-Brunswick Stew. It's April, so it's time for another Daring Cooks Challenge. The...

ROASTED VEGETABLE SOUP WITH POLENTA CROUTONS

A couple of days ago I wrote about the challenge I am having with what to put on my blog. I was sick last week, and off work, and have had a little time to browse a few blogs....

BORSCHT SOUP

I cook dinner every night (okay, except when we're having leftovers). You wouldn't know that by looking at my blog, because I don't post that often. But the reason that I don't is that I don't follow recipes very...

OCTOBER DARING COOKS - VIETNAMESE PHO

It's October 14th, and time for another Daring Cooks Challenge. The October 2009 Daring Cooks’ challenge was brought to us by Jaden of the blog Steamy Kitchen. The recipes are from her new cookbook, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook. I...

SUNDAY SMALL BITES WEEK #4 - AVOCADO

CHILLED CREAM OF AVOCADO SOUP I know, I'm a day early. I'm out of town and have something else posting tomorrow, so I'm breaking the rules and posting a day early. This week's ingredient was chosen by Annie. She...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS # 21 - GULASCHSUPPE

This is the last week I will be participating in our Sunday Slow Soupers. There is one week left, and I'm sure the last soup will be very good (Cream of Artichoke), but I will be out of town...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #20 - HOT AND SOUR SOUP

We're coming to an end with our Sunday Slow Soupers. I think we have 3 weeks to go. Even though I've been making soup for 20 weeks now, I'm still enjoying it, and each week brings a new suprise....

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #19 - COCONUT CURRY CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

This week's soup was brought to us by Marta of Postcards From the Trail. Her choice was a delicious-sounding Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup....

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #18 - CARROT ORANGE GINGER SOUP

Okay, I know, I say this every week-I can't believe I've been making soup every week for the past 18 weeks. I was almost a little late with this one. It's Sunday morning, and I just made my soup,...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #17 -ONE OF EACH SOUP

It is almost impossible to believe that we are at Week #17 of our soupmaking. I guess in some ways the winter has flown by (only in some ways though). This weeks soup was chosen by Jan. She said...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #16 - WINTER MINESTRONE

This week for our Sunday Slow Soupers, we had a bit of a misunderstanding. We didn't have anyone who was participating assigned. So we decided to use a recipe that Shannon found in Gourmet, for a Winter Minestrone. I...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #15 - LENTIL SOUP

I can't believe today is March 1st. I have to say I am glad that February flew by. Now if only March and April will do the same. Those months are still winter here, so I will be glad...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS # 14 - FRENCH ONION SOUP

This soup was so good. I rarely eat French Onion Soup, but I was quite happy when I saw that Sharon L had chosen it. The recipe sounded very easy, and I don't think I've ever made it before....

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #13 - BAKED POTATO SOUP

This week our soup is Baked Potato Soup, brought to us by Anne. At first I thought, oh no, this is going to kill my diet. Then I read that she got this recipe at a Weight Watchers meeting...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #12 - FIVE ISLANDS SEAFOOD CHOWDER

I am just loving the Sunday Slow Soupers. I love soup, and have even been making other soups during the week, not just the one for our group. They're filling, usually healthy, and make lots so we've got leftovers....

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS # 11 - SPLIT PEA AND GREEN PEA SOUP WITH FRESH DILL

It's Sunday, so time for another soup. This week's soup is brought to you by Marcia of Happy Trails to Us: My Reluctant Blog. She chose a soup that she tweaked slightly that was orginally published in the December...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #10 - GUMBO

GUMBO WITHOUT OKRA OR TOMATOES Another week of Sunday Slow Soupers, and another great soup. This week it was Sandi from Bugalu at Whistlestop Cafe turn to choose the soup. She chose her Gumbo. She says the key to...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #9 - LEEK AND ASPARAGUS SOUP WITH FRIED LEEKS & AMARETTI

This week's recipe was chosen by Palma, of Palmabella's Passions. She chose a soup that I was interested to try-Leek and Asparagus Soup. This is a Roman dish, that is traditionally served at Easter time. This soup was very...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #8 - CALDO VERDE

This week's soup was chosen by Deborah of Old Shoes, New Trip. Deborah decided to choose a Portugese soup called Caldo Verde, or Green Soup. Her soup comes from Jean Anderson's cookbook: The Food of Portugal. Here is the...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #7 - CINDY'S FISH SOUP

This was my week for the selection for our Sunday Slow Soupers. I decided to go with my fish soup. I came up with this recipe to use the halibut and cod that we catch from our boat each...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #6 - HOPPING JOHN SOUP

Well, I'm late posting my Sunday Slow Soupers soup. I made it last week, but forgot to take photos, and froze half of it, and so I had to wait until I thawed it out to take a photo....

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS WEEK 5 - PUMPKIN SOUP WITH CHEDDAR AND PARMESAN

This week's soup came from Nancy. She had never made the soup before, but thought it sounded like a good soup for Christmas week. The recipe came from an old Bon Appetite issue. I had never had pumpkin soup...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS WEEK 4 - ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP

I can't believe we are already on week 4 of the Sunday Slow Soupers. This week's soup was chosen by teaberry, and what a good choice it was. If you are looking for a very flavorful, filling soup, then...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #3 - ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

I was looking forward to this month's soup, as I love butternut squash. The recipe looked very simple, and was different than what I am used to making, as mine usually contains apple juice. I didn't have any butternut...

SUNDAY SLOW SOUPERS #2 - MEXICAN TURKEY SOUP

This is my first week for participating in the Sunday Slow Soupers. For those of you who may be new to my blog, we are a group from Slow Trav Website who began as Sunday Slow Bakers, then turned...

CINDY'S FISH SOUP

I created a recipe for fish soup several years ago to use the odds and ends pieces of halibut, ling cod, and rock fish that we end up with after cutting the fish we catch into nice fillets. I...

SOUTHWESTERN CHICKEN SOUP

I love to make flavorful, slow-cooked soups that take hours to cook, but there's not always the time, or maybe like today for me, you just don't feel well and want a fast recipe for dinner. I found this...

SOUP AND SANDWICH

I was tired after a busy day down on the Kenai Peninsula for work, but also feeling like I wanted something more than veggies for dinner. I knew I had gorgonzola cheese I needed to use, and a large...