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Black Bean Soup

OK, so we’re done with all of the turkey leftovers, right? Normally, Thanksgiving ends with a boiled-down turkey carcass, a dish my cousin affectionately nicknamed “residue soup,” but this year, we did rolled, stuffed turkey breasts, so no bird bones … Continue reading

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Fish Head Soup

I first mentioned Fish Head Soup over a year ago, when Josh and I were experimenting with coquinas. It’s been a while since we have been at the beach, and even longer since any of us has caught a fish … Continue reading

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Ponyo Soup

By now you should know just how much Josh loves a good soup. This one makes everyone happy, especially Josh’s baby sister. Why? In a word, and to quote Ponyo: “Haaaammm!” One of the few things in this world that … Continue reading

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Pasta e Fagioli

OK, so I have taken a lot of heat (mostly from my mother) for daring to claim that I make a tastier meatball than my mother. So here’s a dish to make amends: my mother’s pasta e fagioli recipe. Truth … Continue reading

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Caldo Verde, Two Ways

This soup has lots of history. I think I first made it while I was still an undergraduate– if not, shortly after graduating. The original recipe came from Madhur Jaffrey’s World of the East Vegetarian Cooking, the first cookbook I … Continue reading

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Thinking Soup

Just about every weekday, my cell phone rings at 3pm. The caller ID tells me that it’s my wife, but I know that it’s really Josh, who has just been picked up from school. Here’s one of the calls I … Continue reading

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Coquina Broth

We have been at the beach this week. It’s been cool in the days and windy at night–and I haven’t caught a single fish. We are usually down here on the Gulf when the water is warmer and can pretty … Continue reading

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