Quick Vegetable Stock

by Anne Papina on September 12, 2003

Use with Vegetarian Split Pea Soup!   Quick Vegetable Stock   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Author: Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone Recipe type: Soup Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 leeks, washed & coarsely chopped 2 med onions, peeled & coarsely […]


Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

by Anne Papina on September 12, 2003

Almost an afterthought, I tossed some Mezzetta tamed jalapenos in this soup, and the resulting dish had an amazing flavor — definitely worth trying. Of course, some folks need to have a little meat in their split pea soup, and chopped prosciutto (served on the side) is just the right flavor and weight to blend […]

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Pumpkin Soup

by Anne Papina on November 5, 2001

Halloween has passed – I am on an all pumpkin diet 🙂 Start with a pumpkin about the size of a volleyball (It won’t matter if it is too small or too big – you can correct that later). Heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Roast the pumpkin in a roasting pan (to catch […]


Split Pea Soup with Gouda Crostini

by Anne Papina on September 23, 2001

I’ve been making this soup for years, and it’s constantly evolving. In this latest version, I’ve introduced the sweetness of carrots and the creaminess of Gouda. The crostini garnish is a more flavorful substitute for the traditional crouton. Split Pea Soup with Gouda Crostini   Save Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 3 hours […]


Southwestern Yam Bisque

by Anne Papina on July 19, 2001

(ARA) – Remember that resolution you made at the beginning of the year to eat better? Chances are you’ve forgotten all about it and are snacking on chips or a candy bar right now. If that’s the case, put down your non-healthy snack and pick up some food for thought. When the USDA released its […]