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Soup Recipes

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Mofongo

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post. This week, we're covering a Puerto Rican classic: Mofongo. Mofongo is a popular Caribbean dish made of unripened, fried (or boi ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Celebrate Watermelon Season With These Local Watermelon Dishes

    Spending any time outside in the summer heat of Houston sounds like a chore, but even the most sweaty, sticky afternoon can be turned around with a cool, refreshing slice of watermelon. The Texas-grown fruit is at its peak right now, and individuals and restaurants alike are scooping up melons and ... More >>

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    June 2, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Gazpacho

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post. This week, we're looking at a classic cold soup from southern Spain: gazpacho. A common dish in Andalusian cuisine during the h ... More >>

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    February 17, 2014

    Recipe of the Week: (Real) New England Clam Chowder

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post. Before the temperatures rise to ungodly levels, we're sharing the secrets to a cold-weather favorite, New England Clam Chowder. ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Beat the Snowpocalypse Blues with Quick and Easy Stracciatella Soup

    Houston, we have snow! Or at least ice. Probably. Point is, it's cold out there. And we all know that as soon as the temperatures dip below freezing and there's a bit of precipitation in the air, the city shuts down. Yes, it's for our own safety, but it can still be annoying to be stuck inside. A ... More >>

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    January 13, 2014

    What's Cooking This Week? Kale, For Starters

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my meal ... More >>

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    December 30, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Kimchi Bibimbap, Hangover Chicken Soup & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my meal ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Christmas Eve Lobster Mac & Cheese and Classic Minestrone

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my meal ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    New Twists on the Feast of the Seven Fishes

    The Feast of the Seven Fishes may be an Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition, but it's so good that we think everyone should celebrate it. The feast, commemorating the wait for the midnight birth of Baby Jesus, usually consists of seven (or eight or nine) different seafood courses. Typically, t ... More >>

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    December 9, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Flank Steak, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my meal ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Matzoh Balls, Zucchini Latkes, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my meal ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? French Onion Soup, Roast Beef Sandwiches, and Stuffed Shells

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Sweet Potato Bisque and Dijon Pork Chops, Plus Candied Bacon

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Celebrate Oktoberfest With This Beer & Cheese Soup

    In case you've been living under a rock, we have some amazing news for y'all. As of this past Saturday, Oktoberfest has begun. The 16 day festival -- held in Munich, Germany, but celebrated everywhere -- is the world's largest fair. It was first held in 1810, when all of Munich was invited to cele ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Cauliflower Leek Soup & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Gazpacho, Shrimp Bruschetta, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 7, 2013

    Eating Our Hearts Out

    100 Favorite dishes in the Bayou City

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    December 26, 2012

    Post-Holiday Diet Cleanse: Leek Soup

    As the year winds down and all we have left to celebrate is New Year's, everyone says they will start their "New Year's Diet." It usually starts with cutting out sweets and trying to work out in some capacity each day, but let's be honest, that effort quickly dies and our New Year's resolution to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Latkes, Matzoh Ball Soup and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week: my weekly meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Copycat Recipe: Olive Garden's Zuppa Toscana

    While it pains me to say this, there are actually a few things that I enjoy at Olive Garden. And no, it's not their four-cheese lasagna rollatini topped with shrimp-sausage-and-asiago alfredo sauce (which, per the best commercials ever, seems to be how they top everything. I'll pass). You see, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Butternut Squash Mac 'N Cheese More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    How To: Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin

    I love using pumpkins throughout the fall season. It's a quintessential ingredient that can be used in multiple ways. You can roast the seeds and enjoy as a snack or on top of a salad; you can slice the pumpkin into wedges and cook for a side dish or in a pumpkin risotto; you can also puree the pump ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Turkey 'P'LTs & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Bad Weather and a Big Ass Bowl of Gumbo at Hay Merchant

    I love Hay Merchant. No, really -- I love Hay Merchant. I'm there at least once or twice a week. What can I say? I'm a girl who loves craft beer and Hay Merchant is a place for craft beer lovers. But it's also a place for food lovers, and I love food too. Everything I've tried at Hay Merchant has e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Easter was wonderful (as were the week of home cooked meals I enjoyed leading up to the celebration). One of my favorite parts about Easter are the leftovers, or remaking the leftovers. So I'm using up some leftover ham and making some other Spring treats. Here's what I'm making: Scrambled Eggs w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Last week I spiced up the menu with Moroccan Inspired Burgers & Wasabi Salmon. With the weather warming up, I want to use my oven before it's too late. So this week, I'm making a roasted chicken and going back to my roots with some more of my Italian favorites. Here's what I'm making: Lemon Roast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    How To: Make Pure Velvet/Homemade Veal Stock

    A few weeks ago, the fiance and I took a birthday trip to San Antonio. While I enjoyed some delicious eats during my first trip to the Riverwalk, one thing stood out above the rest. And by stood out, I mean I still think about it every day, dream about it every night, and keep a picture of it on my ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Last week was filled with satisfying, healthy meals starting with a Marinated Sea Bass and ending with a fantastic Grilled Eggplant Flatbread. Now that Valentine's Day is here, I'll be wooing my lover with a week full of crave-worthy bites, including a special romantic dinner for two. Here's what I ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

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    January 30, 2012

    Dinner For Two: A Romantic Valentine's Day Menu

    Romance is in the air...and in my kitchen. This year, my fiancé and I decided to skip our usual Valentine's Day steakhouse special and cook an at-home meal full of flavor and passion. With mussels, steak, and shrimp, I'm sure we won't be missing that over-priced prix-fixe steak dinner. Woo your l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by diekatrinWarm up with a piping hot bowl of Minestrone​Ooh baby it's cold outside. This week, I'm definitely feeling the chill - so what better way to warm up than with cozy comforts like Minestrone Soup & Beef Stew? I may or may not also add a Guinness or four to really get me feeling ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by Mike KingSpaghetti low-carbonara.​Last week, I spiced up my menu with a punch of fall flavor. This week, inspiration came in the form of my favorite four-letter word: sale. You can put pretty much anything on discount and I'll buy it; I say this as I look at the giant rooster that I j ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Leeks

    What is it? Part of the onion and garlic family, leeks are large green stalks that resemble scallions or green onions on steroids. The flavor is described as falling somewhere between a mild onion and a cucumber, similar to the shallot but sweeter. Unlike scallions, leeks are not pungent or bitte ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Comfort Food for Fall: Dad's Greens and Beans

    Photos: Christina Uticone​My comfort food kick culminated last week with a batch of greens and beans. I love this most simple soup, which is so easy to make because I almost always have the ingredients on hand. In the winter, everyone's grandpa or dad had a pot of greens and beans simmering on ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Restaurant Week Sneak Peek: Philippe

    Christina UticoneSweet rock baby shrimp salad​Houston Restaurant Week is better than Christmas -- there, I said it. Last year my husband and I went crazy trying new restaurants, finding many of our favorites through the Restaurant Week event. This is the gift that keeps on giving (and I'm coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Nona Sivley Demonstrates TV-Worthy Cooking at Rice Epicurean

    Geri Maria Harris​Last week ended on a high note when Hell's Kitchen Season 8 winner Nona Sivley left her chef de cuisine post at LA Market to head over to Rice Epicurean and cook up a big, steaming bowl of loaded potato soup. The audience was atwitter with an interesting mix of dedicated Hell's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    How To Host a Japanese Dinner Party at Home in 5 Easy Steps

    ​The cold, rainy weather coupled with PHEW (post holiday empty wallet syndrome) means there has never been a better time to entertain at home. If you're sick of cooking up chicken and salad dinners for friends and family, follow these easy steps to create a delicious Japanese-themed dinner at ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Super Easy and Delicious 1015 Onion Soup

    ​Right now, we happen to be in one of those very few months in Houston when one can truly enjoy a nice bowl of hot soup. This recipe is adapted from a favorite made by my friend Cindy Smith. It is perfect for a cold, rainy day when you're craving something warm and savory, with little outp ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 16, 2010

    Bistro Banh Mi

    Cafe TH harkens back to East End Chinatown with a French vibe.

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    December 14, 2010

    A Different Chicken Soup at Pho Ga Dakao

    ​Chances are that if you've eaten pho, the popular Vietnamese soup, you've only eaten pho bo. That is, you've only eaten beef pho. There are many reasons why beef pho is more popular than its counterpart, chicken pho, but the long and short of it is that chicken pho is finally starting to mak ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Recipe: Hue-Style Noodle Soup

    Tam Vo​Most people are familiar with the Vietnamese beef noodle soup, pho (pronounced "fuh"). Pho is good, but bun bo Hue (pronounced boom baw way), or Hue-style beef noodle soup, is great. If pho was like flying a kite, bun bo Hue would be like flying a jet fighter: intense and not for the we ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Chicken Soup in Less than 30 Minutes

    Photo by Jane Catherine Collins​This is not a Rachel Ray recipe, so just wipe that thought out of your mind. We can't stand Rachel Ray and have banned her show from our house. We do all like a fast meal, though. So here's our version of a 30-minute dish: chicken soup:

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    September 10, 2009

    Cooking Up a Storm: Shrimp and Corn Chowder

    ​ When I fell in love with the shrimp soup at Mama's Cajun Cuisine, I knew just where to go to get a recipe. Cooking up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans is one of the most well-thumbed cookbooks on my bookshelf. This instant classic, written by Times-Pica ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Beef and Barley Soup with Bovril

    Beef soup always tastes better with a dash of Bovril liquid beef bouillon added. So do beef stews and beef gravies. Legend has it that Bovril was invented because Napolean III needed to feed his army during the war with Prussia. So he ordered an enormous quantity of canned beef from a Scotsman named ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Hot Squash Soup

    On cold mornings, I like to turn on the oven to warm up the kitchen. I know you're not supposed to heat your house with the oven. That's why I try to stick something in there so I can claim I'm actually cooking. Roasting a couple of heads of garlic is a good idea--you can always use roasted garlic f ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 8, 2001
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    January 6, 2000

    A Fine Kettle of Fish

    Saltwater Grill's novel approach to seafood has Galvestonians moored to the place

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    August 19, 1999
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    August 12, 1999

    It's the Little Things

    Carter & Cooley

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    October 17, 1996

    Back to Wok

    A pair of Asian pioneers return to blaze new (if familiar) paths

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