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Blog Wed Dec 09 2009

Soup for the Soul

Wintertime makes many of us think of soup. A quick glance through some of the most recent posts below makes it clear that we love to pull out the big pot and dig out our favorite recipes when the temperatures (and snow) begin to fall. Even for one such as yours truly who is not the most talented of cooks, soup can often be an easy, nourishing, comforting meal - along with some crusty bread or a piece of fruit - during the long winter months. tomato_soup.jpg

One of my favorite local blogs is the naming of things, written is a style that is at once cozy and charming and gives a peek into the life of a girl, Myndi, who seems to do only the loveliest of things. Myndi recently devoted a week of posts to soups...soups with a purpose. Soup for busy nights and soup for hibernating. Her "soup for cleansing recipe" - a leek-based soup - is one that I certainly plan to try after the holiday season.

So take a look, try a soup, and share some of your own favorites, too. It's sure to warm you up.

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Orlando personal injury lawyer / December 10, 2009 2:21 PM

Thanks for sharing that soup link. I love eating soup. It warms up the body.

Harry / July 23, 2010 5:54 AM

Great posting on soup. I like carrot soup. I take it everyday in the afternoon. Great taste. Yummy. I like to tastes new soups when ever I get a chance. I feel they are real healthy.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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