Category Archives: soup

Lentil Soup with Italian Sausage and Kale

Rose.       Rose, Rosie, Roe, Mom, Aunt Rose, Grandma, Nana, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. You broke my heart for the first time last week Mom. Mom would have been 96 years old … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup with Spinach

I hated lentil soup as a kid! Not sure what I disliked more, my mom’s broccoli soup or her lentil soup. At least there were no bugs in the lentil soup. I’m happy to say that my taste has changed … Continue reading

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Italian Wedding Soup

I don’t know how to say this, but, I never had Italian Wedding Soup at an Italian wedding. I never even heard of Italian Wedding Soup until recently. I have been to a ton of Italian weddings in my lifetime … Continue reading

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Sausage Tortellini Soup

This delicious soup recipe came to me courtesy of my niece Jeanette’s husband Barry. Barry is one of New York City’s Bravest. He used to make this soup for his crew at the fire house he worked at in Brooklyn. It’s … Continue reading

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Stracciatella – Roman Egg Soup

Looking for something to eat on a cold winter weeknight that’s hot and quick and satisfying? Stracciatella is just the ticket. When I say quick you obviously don’t have to make it with fresh chicken stock, unless you already have … Continue reading

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Hearty Minestrone Soup

My grandmother would make the best minestrone soup! This is what I call a “kitchen sink” soup. Everything is in there but… There is no right or wrong way to make this soup. There is a right and wrong way … Continue reading

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Zuppa di Cozze – Mussels in Tomato Wine Sauce

When did macaroni become pasta? A reader of mine, Frankie, made a comment on a previous blog I posted about a poem he heard from Michael Savage,  a radio talk show host, called “When did Spaghetti Become Pasta?” I listened … Continue reading

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