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Indian Cauliflower Soup (Gobi Ka Soup)

By Jan Buhrman

Soups, on the other hand, are full of all the nutrition and sustenance you need to not feel depleted or deprived. The rage recently was juicing, but juicing takes out all the fiber, not that that is bad, but in the winter, we want that fiber and warmth! Foods like to be whole. Fruits and...

Beef Broth

By Jan Buhrman

There is no comparison to homemade stock from that found on the shelves in the grocery store. It is one of the most economically rich foods to include in your weekly plan. Find a farmer (possibly at a farmer’s market) or ask your butcher if they can get you grass-fed beef bones. Broths or...

Coconut Curry Shrimp Soup

By Jan Buhrman

This recipe was a part of our Curried Winter Night menu. Please check out the entire menu and the story behind its creation – it includes a handy shopping list! SERVES 8 We used 20-25 wild shrimp in the shell. We removed the shells and reserved the shells the day before serving and made...

Ginger Pumpkin Soup

By Jan Buhrman

Serves 8 and freezes very well. Note: You could use raw pumpkin in this recipe – cut into small pieces and add with the stock. Cook 20-30 minutes until the pumpkin is soft and then blend the soup. I love to add lime, cilantro and chili paste in for a more asian spicy flavor...

Broccoli and Bok Choy Soup Recipe

By Jan Buhrman

5 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil 1 onion chopped 1 lb of broccoli 1 leek chopped 1 lb bok choy 3 + 1 large garlic cloves chopped (save the last clove for the end of the recipe) 3 + 1 green onion (chop 3 and julienne 1 for garnish) 6 cups vegetable stock...

Morrocan Lentil Soup

By Jan Buhrman

As most of you know, I love the flavors of North Africa. I also cook lentils a couple of times a week. My dear friend Joan Nathan turned me onto a Middle Eastern eggplant dish topped with yogurt and pomegranates. The finish to the soup is inspired by her.  This is a perfect soup...

Fresh Pea Soup

By Jan Buhrman

6 cups fresh peas 2 cups water 2/3 cup half and half 8 sprigs mint 10 sprigs tarragon Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Salt and pepper to taste! Garnish with pea flowers.  

Nettle Soup

By Jan Buhrman

I am working on some recipes for Kombucha and beer for this Sunday’s Heavy Nettles Fest Potluck brunch which is sponsored by Slow Food MV and Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. This Sunday, 10-2pm, we’ll have cooking demos and lectures happening. I promise you’ll learn loads about Nettles and how to grow them and eat...

Ginger Vegetable Soup

By Jan Buhrman

2 quarts stock 2 cups cauliflower 2 cups chopped broccoli 2 cups chopped green cabbage 2 cups sliced celery 2 cups chopped sweet onion 2 cups chopped sweet pepper 6 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoon minced garlic (4 to 5 large garlic cloves) 3 tablespoon peeled and minced fresh ginger root (1 walnut-sized piece)...

Black Bean Soup

By Jan Buhrman

4 cups dried black beans picked, rinsed and soaked overnight 8 bacon slices or ham hock, chopped (2 cups) 2 small onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice 5 carrots cut small 3 celery stalks sliced thin 4 cloves chopped garlic 1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded fresh jalapeno chili 3 teaspoons...

Bean Chili Soup

By Jan Buhrman

2 whole medium onions chopped 1 whole head of garlic minced (approx. two tablespoons) 2 organic red peppers chopped 2 large carrots chopped small 1 lb. Dried Beans Soup Mix OR: 1 can black beans 15 oz., 1 can pinto beans 15 oz., 1 can of kidney beans oz. 1 can of garbanzo beans...

Ginger Harvest Vegetable Soup

By Jan Buhrman

I had this at my friend Cindy Doyle’s house. I adapted it to be gluten-free and dairy-free while still maintaining its deliciousness. It is savory, satisfying, and super easy. I made this in 30 minutes. 4 cups stock 3 cups peeled and cubed butternut or Hubbard squash 1 cup peeled and cubed parsnip or...

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