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Best made with spicy Hungarian paprika, but the milder kind works fine, too. Don’t skimp on the...
A rich, thick and wonderful stew to prepare for the hunter returning proud and hungry from a...
Tarragon lends a subtle flavor to this smooth essence of asparagus.
Mint jelly and hot biscuits are a must with this traditional dish.
A savory, tomato-red soup, thick with vegetables and fragrant with herbs, with just a touch of...
This delightful recipe is at its best in the fall, when oysters are small and plump and fresh corn...
Jacques Pepin is a French master chef, author of many books, and host of a PBS cooking show. He’s...
Ever since my very first pot of this soup that I made, it has been a hit at our family gatherings...
Recipe by Jasper White; The Summer Shack Cookbook; summershackrestaurant.com W.W. Norton ©2007
A thick, hearty, main-dish soup to take the chill off any winter’s day. Serve hot with fresh yeast...
Top this basic beef stew with dumplings and have on a cold winter night.
This is my competition chili for the 2011-2012 season. I will add, it gets better tasting after the...
When Lena makes her Jubilee Gumbo she no longer follows a recipe; she simply tosses together...
Julia Older is a poet and musician who lives in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire. Her books...
Hearty and unusual – excellent on a cold day. Kids love it, too.
This recipe comes from a family collection.
You can make this soup with canned beans, but starting with dried beans is more traditional.
Kale is a popular soup ingredient with Portuguese cooks from Gloucester to New Bedford and...
To add color and sweetness, substitute diced winter squash for the potato. Whether you use potato...
Use a colorful garnish to contrast with the dark brown of the beans.
“This is a good soup for lunch on cool days. We serve it in large bowls with Vermont soda crackers...
Ramadan’s monthlong sunrise-to-sunset fast in honor of the revelation of the first verses of the...
Delicious with hot biscuits.
Leeks impart a delicate flavor and wonderful aroma, but if you can’t find them, substitute onions.
This adaptation of the classic Greek egg-and-lemon soup can be made a day ahead of time and served...
If you’re tempted to add sliced frankfurters to this soup, please don’t.
Lentil soup makes such an easy and economical dinner. It’s also a tremendous time-saver. Cooked...
A hearty, versatile soup that lends itself to countless variations.
A number of wonderful soups can be made when you have a nice ham bone with bits of meat on it. The...
This soup needs a bit of simmering time, which makes it a perfect choice for Sunday lunch or dinner...
Lettuce performs surprisingly well in soup. Use Boston lettuce or another leaf lettuce (not iceberg...
Use large dry lima beans for this soup.
Even diehard lima bean haters may succumb to this chowder.
A lobster could hardly hope to meet a more glorious end—a wonderful way to highlight the...
Although Bertha doesn’t like it for anything else, frozen lobster can be used for this stew if...
Rich, creamy, and reminiscent of Lobster Newburg. Be sure to use heavy cream, as specified, as it...
As many New Englanders will tell you, the simpler a lobster stew is, the better it tastes.
Cook slowly in a heavy saucepan or double boiler.
Lovage is an easy-to-grow perennial herb that tastes like celery.
This is an unbelieveably delicious bean soup, passed down from generation to generation.
My sister-in-law, Maha Tawil-Copps, is a great cook and comes from a family of great cooks,...
A flavorful soup, made mostly from ingredients that are already on the kitchen shelf. Serve with a...
Many New England cooks believe this soup should never darken their dining room doors.
How can a restaurant in the only landlocked New England state claim Manhattan clam chowder as its...
Fennel makes all the difference in this sophisticated chowder. The fennel flavor is subtle, barely...
This delicate blend of vegetable flavors is a delightful surprise – and easy to prepare. If fresh...
South islanders thicken their chowder slightly, others do not. This version produces a thin broth....

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