Articles about Soup on Plum Deluxe

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Parmesan Rind Soup

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Freshly grated Parmesan cheese is one of those ingredients that can very quickly make a dish seem fancier. Not only does it add complexity of flavor, but it’s also pretty. The flakes of savory cheese waft down onto a pile of pasta with delicious homemade sauce, or atop a soup for a little something different. […]

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bright green curried pea soup in blue and white toile dishes

Curried Pea Soup for Zest and Warmth

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As the dark days of winter get colder, I like to add warming spices to nearly everything I make, including that nourishing stand-by, pea soup. Pea soup often gets a bad rap with its insipid color and distinct lack of zing. But this curried pea soup, made with frozen or fresh peas instead of dried […]

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Tea and Soup Pairings to Ward Off the Winter Blues

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Nothing says “comfort” on a winter day quite like a bowl of soup or a cup of hot tea. So why choose between the two when you can have both? Here are some of our favorite tea and soup combos. Perfect Partners When it comes to pairing soups and tea, the usual convention of matching […]

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Chilled Avocado & Yogurt Soup with Tomato Salsa

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Here at Plum Deluxe, we are no strangers to soup recipes — in particular, cold soups, which are much more than gazpacho. We believe soup is a year-round recipe; in fact, chilled soups can not only cool you down on a hot day, but can also be a great conversation piece for those guests not […]

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Cooking with Tea: Chamomile Corn Chowder

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Here at Plum Deluxe, we are obsessed with ways to use tea.  In every shipment of our tea of the month club, we feature recipes using the tea, as well as food pairings and other creative culinary combinations. One of my friends in the tea world, Annelies Zijderveld, has released a new book, Steeped: Recipes Infused […]

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Perfect Bread for Soup: Crusty Olive Rosemary Loaf

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In the midst of winter, few things are as nourishing and comforting as homemade soup and warm, crusty bread — especially when that bread is fresh out of the oven, still warm, and slathered in butter. Homemade bread can seem a little daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. This Crusty Olive Rosemary loaf is […]

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Taco Tortilla Soup with Tabasco Chipotle Topping

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This feature was brought to you by TABASCO. Here at Plum Deluxe, we love soup — so much, we have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to it. Personally, one of my favorites is tortilla soup. It’s sort of like taco night, but you can use a spoon. This recipe is my own spin on the […]

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Ramen to Remember: A Phở Inspired Dinner Party

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Ramen noodles may well be the last ingredient you think of when planning a dinner party menu. After all, cellophane packets of noodle bricks and mystery spices do not exactly scream out “classy” and “memorable meal.” It’s unfortunate, for all it takes to turn this humble ingredient into something spectacular is letting it take center […]

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Chill Out: 3 Cold Soups for Summer Indulgence

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I remember the first time we tried a chilled soup. I say “we” but I mean my husband, Dan. We were on a cruise and the notion of a chilled soup seemed too foreign to me (a Greek gal who loves a piping hot, savory bowl). It was a berry soup and my husband enjoyed […]

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Soup’s On! 3 Soup Recipes to Warm Your Body and Comfort Your Soul

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Have you had enough of winter yet? We have! Our Portland office has seen lots of rain, ice, and even a few inches of snow, while our East Coast editors have been buried under over a foot of powder. And while we know spring is on its way, we’re noshing on some of our favorite […]

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Soup for the Beer Lover’s Soul: Pairings for Your Favorite Brews

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Soup can be rather difficult to pair with beer, but it doesn’t need to be. The next time you’re craving a glass of ice cold, foamy beer with your bowl of chili but don’t know what to choose, don’t worry about bouquets and overtones, just focus on the ingredients in the bowl and the origins […]

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Two Spanish Stews to Warm Up the Winter Nights

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As the days become shorter and the colder weather begins to rear its ugly head, there are few better ways to spend an evening than by indulging in a luxurious stew to warm body, heart, and mind. We all have our favourites, those recipes we go back to year after year to seek refuge from […]

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Pork and Sauerkraut Reimagined: German Dinner Party Perfection

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The image of German food being heavy and unsophisticated sticks to the cuisine like skin to bratwurst. It would not be your first choice to serve at a dinner party, right? Well, German cuisine is much more than pork with mounds of sauerkraut and potatoes to be washed down with beer. Unbeknownst to most people, […]

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Slow-Cooked Comfort: An International Crock Pot Roundup

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As much as I may enjoy laboring over a homemade pie crust or an intricate recipe for boeuf bourgignon, sometimes I crave the ease and simplicity of a crock pot meal. It is marvelous to be able to toss in a few ingredients, turn on the heat, and leave for the day, knowing that I’ll […]

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