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Tuscan Bread Soup

Time:35 mins
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces country bread, torn into 1-inch pieces (3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 medium carrots, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 celery stalks, cut crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, quartered, thinly sliced crosswise (6 cups)
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
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Winter Greens and Bacon

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Barley Risotto with Corn and Basil

Time:1 hour
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Lentils with Scallions and Peppers

Ingredients
  • 1 cup French green lentils
  • 1 very large shallot (1 1/2 ounces), peeled
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups homemade or canned low-sodium chicken stock, skimmed of fat
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 scallions, sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
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Fig Jelly Flavoring

Other Ideas:
Dried figs, Jellies, Red wine
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Fruit Jellies

Ingredients
  • Apricot Jelly Flavoring
  • Cranberry Jelly Flavoring
  • Fig Jelly Flavoring
  • Grape Jelly Flavoring
  • Pineapple Jelly Flavoring
  • Rose Jelly Flavoring
  • 2 ounces gelatin (plus 1 more ounce if making pineapple jellies)
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid
  • 1 cup superfine or confectioners' sugar
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
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Chickpeas and Tomatoes

Time:25 mins
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Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 fresh curry leaves
  • 1 piece (2 inches) peeled fresh ginger, julienned
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small hot chile (such as Thai bird chile), finely chopped (seeded for less heat, if desired)
  • 3 canned whole plum tomatoes, crushed
  • 3 1/2 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 medium sweet potato (about 8 ounces), peeled, quartered lengthwise, and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick pieces
  • Lime wedges, for serving
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs, for serving
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Real-Deal Chili

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped (1 1/2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons fine cornmeal, or masa harina
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider, or other vinegar
  • Chopped jalapeno, chopped onion or scallion, grated cheddar cheese, lime wedges, and sour cream
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Okra, Onion, and Tomato Stew

Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound okra, tops and tails trimmed
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups thinly sliced yellow onion (about 2 medium-size onions)
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Greek oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Aleppo (dried, lightly salted, crushed Turkish chiles)
  • 2 cups canned whole tomatoes, crushed, reserving juices
  • 1 cup homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons sliced and pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
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