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Recipe: Lamb Shank and Lentil Stew with Collard Greens

I started subscribing to the Imperfect Produce box (see this post), and this week’s box came with a big ol’ bunch of collard greens. I decided to use them to make a lamb shank and lentil stew with collard greens.

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Food: Jazzing up my soup

Last Saturday I went to a mushroom festival in Pennsylvania. It was fantastic! Full of delicious treats and inexpensive and unusual varieties of mushrooms. I brought three pounds of ‘shrooms home and turned 1 lb into bisque, as well as

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Avocado fries & eggplant soup

Thanks to reddit, I found a recipe for avocado fries. I’m a sucker for avocados, and a sucker for crunchy fried things, so I HAD to make them. No really, it was a total compulsion. That’s my story and I’m

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Roasted Garlic and Potato Soup

6 red potatoes Pam spray (or other cooking spray) 3 heads of garlic (this sounds like a lot, but the resulting flavor is surprisingly delicate) 6 cups vegetable stock (we use Knorr vegetable bouillon) 1 cup soy milk salt and

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Tomato-Vegetable Soup (for a Crowd)

We came up with this soup because we’re trying to lose weight, and we can’t stand the idea of depriving ourselves during the process. This is our favorite vegetable soup, with lots of flavor and body to it. We minimized

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Crab Bisque

2 lb. crab (in the shell, scrubbed) 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons butter 1 onion, quartered 2 ribs of celery, trimmed and chopped 2 carrots, trimmed, peeled, and chopped 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon tarragon

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Vegetable Soup with Peppers, Beans, and Mushrooms

one cup of dried beans three bell peppers, roughly chopped (we prefer them sweet, so we avoid the green ones in favor of the colored ones. If you want a colorful soup, use one red, one yellow, one orange) a

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Spiced Calypso Bean Soup

1/4 cup rice (uncooked) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 8 oz. red calypso beans, uncooked (other dried beans may be substituted) 1 tablespoons salt 8 cups vegetable

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