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French Vegetable Soup

In Uncategorized on November 14, 2010 at 6:13 pm

So, about that soup I was telling you about – this is my favorite soup.  Ever.  I wasn’t a big fan of soup until I tried this one.  My mom traditionally makes it at least once a year (she makes an enormous batch and freezes part of it, so bonus on that front) and she made it last year before I came home at Thanksgiving.  I was immediately smitten with it, and stole the recipe.  It took me until this year to actually try making it, but it was a fantastic success in my house.

We’re a pretty picky bunch.  I’ve already confessed to being a picky eater, and a picky vegetarian on top of it.  One of my housemates is lactose intolerant, one is a vegan, and the other is just picky.  Like me.  Except he eats meat.  We usually work around all of these issues when we cook for each other, and this dinner (minus the cheese – I didn’t tell the vegan about that, shh…) served us all incredibly well.  Particularly after a cold day in the snow, this was well-deserved and well-loved.  It’s especially delightful because it takes less preparatory effort than I would have otherwise thought – it’s actually relatively easy to make.  And delicious.   Read the rest of this entry »

Backlog: Julia Child’s Gateau de Marquis

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2010 at 5:33 pm

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