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Category Archives: Soups – Cold/Hot
May’s challenge for the Creative Cooking Crew is “what are you bringing to the BBQ?”. So many options and ideas, but what I wanted was something refreshing for a hot summer day…Gazpacho!
ASOPAO DE POLLO – PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN AND RICE STEW
Comfort food in Puerto Rico is called “asopao”.
Posted in Chicken, Latin Traditional, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot 18 Comments
CHICKEN + PORK MEATBALL SOUP
This soup came to be as I was lying around recouping from my fractured shoulder, yes another bump for me.
Posted in Appetizers, Chicken, Italian, Italian Dishes, Pork, Soups - Cold/Hot 10 Comments
Green Plaintain Soup + Plantain Spiders – Sopa de Platanos Verdes con Arañitas
I think I am going bananas. It seems that the past few posts bananas and plantains are the main focus of my posts. When last in Puerto Rico we had stopped at a restaurant and the first thing that we were served was … Continue reading
Posted in Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot, Uncategorized, Vegetarian Tagged Plantains 20 Comments
CHILLED CREAMY CARROT + SWEET POTATO SOUP
This month on the 5 Star Foodie Makeover, hosted by Lazaro of Lazaro Cooks! and Natasha of 5 Star Foodie is Chilled soup.
Posted in Soups - Cold/Hot, Uncategorized Tagged Butter, Carrot, Cook, Fruit and Vegetable, Shallot, Soup, Stock (food), Sweet potato 24 Comments
VENEZUELAN BEEF RIB SOUP- SANCOCHO VENEZOLANO
While doing some shopping in my neck of the woods, I remembered that not too far away there is this wonderful little Venezuelan restaurant called “EL Cocotero” located on 18th street between Seventh and Eighth Avenue, NYC. All of a sudden I … Continue reading
CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP – SOPA DE POLLO + VEGETALES
The husband is sick, bad cold and laryngitis (peace). My 86-year-old neighbor broke her wrist and the poor thing just wants me around to help. It is also wet and stormy outside. Between the husband, the neighbor and the weather I … Continue reading
Posted in Chicken, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot 18 Comments