Beetroot Soup with Horseradish Dumplings and Chives, My Trip to Germany, Part 2

Beetroot Soup with Horseradish Dumplings and My Trip to Germany, part 2 / Patty's Food

  It wasn’t easy deciding which course from our three star meal at cookst Du! kochschule eppelheim to make at home first but this beetroot soup with horseradish dumplings and chives won out over the others.  Everything on the menu was excellent but I’m a huge fan of roasted beets and I fell in love […]

Roasted Eggplant Lentil Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves

Roasted Eggplant Lentil Soup with Fried Sage / Patty's Food

We’ve been having such cool morning weather the past few days I decided to make soup with my first eggplants from the garden.  I love eggplants.  So, I thought why not combine them together with lentils and a few of my favorite spices for a satisfying bowl of Summertime soup on this cool July morning. […]

Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup for French Fridays with Dorie & Food Revolution Day

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup / Patty's Food

  Today is my second day home from vacation and I’m running around while trying to get to the giant pile of laundry on top of my washing machine.  Today is also the cook’s recipe choice for  French Fridays with Dorie and Cook & Share Food Revolution Day.  I think Dorie’s spicy Vietnamese chicken noodle […]

Roasted Carrot Soup with Rustic Basil Pesto for French Fridays with Dorie

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  This week’s French Fridays with Dorie’s assigned vegetable soup morphed into roasted carrot soup when I found Capay Organic Nantes Carrots at Whole Paycheck.  They have to be the cutest carrots (with the coolest name) that I’ve ever seen and I’m now in search of Nantes carrot seeds…  Carrot soup is one of my […]

Kale Soup and Irish Brown Bread with Toasted Walnuts

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I woke up early this morning to start my brown bread and kale soup before the day got away from me, as it often does for all of us.  First off I yanked out several bunches of kale from the vegetable garden and submerged them in a sink full of cold water in the hopes […]

Shallot, Chive & Meyer Lemon Biscuits with My Go-To Butternut Squash & Apple Soup for FFWD

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These simple Saint-Germain-des-Près Onion Biscuits from Around My French Table received a bonne idée from me this week.  I substituted the original recipe’s 1/2 cup of finely chopped onion for 2 small finely chopped shallots and about 1/4 cup minced fresh chives.  With a surplus of Meyer lemons in my produce bin I’m always looking […]

Corn Soup with Tomato and Sugar Snap Pea Salad for French Fridays

Could there ever be too much ripe sweet corn?  Sometimes at the end of Summer if feels that way when the corn is piled high in the market or overflowing in a large bin at a farm stand.  There are a lot of things out there to make with fresh corn but one of my […]