Beet Soup Recipe—or Borscht (Hot & Cold)

A traditional and health beet soup recipe brought to America by Eastern European immigrants. Since borscht keeps well in the refrigerator for a week or more, and is both served as a soup and sipped … Read More

Wild Mushroom Barley Soup (Hot)

7 cups of vegetable or chicken broth 1/2 cup of pearled barley 1/2 onion, minced 2 celery stalks, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 broccoli stalk, chopped 1/2 red pepper, diced 8 ounces of wild mushrooms, … Read More

Veggie Soup (Hot)

This great health-booster is a favorite of those who subscribe to the “everything including the kitchen sink” (K-SINK) cooking method. Free spirits who like to cook for fun are also quite partial to it—as are … Read More

Golden Gazpacho – the Liquid Salad (Cold)

During a visit in the south of Spain, the Kitchen Shrink fell in love with the traditional Andalusian chilled veggie soup the locals called Gazpacho. This liquid salad mélange of ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, … Read More