Soup, Stew and Chili

Crock Pot Split Pea Soup

It has been cold in Toronto the last couple weeks. That should be no surprise since we are in the middle of winter. It is during these cold months that …

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Ukrainian Borscht

Today’s soup is the one I have made more than any other. My ancestry is half Ukrainian, from my father’s side. Ukraine cuisine has so many memorable dishes: perogies, cabbage …

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Smoked Sausage Minestrone

It was a cold morning in Toronto today. The kids have cross country practice before school so they were bundled up, some even with toques and mitts to make sure …

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Yellow Tomato Gazpacho

How to make gazpacho soup

During these hot days in July, I like to prepare meals that does not require the oven or even the stovetop. Fresh cold salads, wraps and other cool and fresh …

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Beef Barley Soup

What a weekend! I was asked to be the speaker for a church’s spring retreat. This particular church was one that I was the youth pastor at more than ten …

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Ham and Bean Soup

April in Ontario has been much colder than March and today, in particular, was windy and cold. The warm stretch we experienced throughout a couple of weeks in March caused …

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