Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty Minestrone Soup

It’s January, the supposed “cool” season here in Philippines.  I say “supposed” because it’s actually not so cool this year… what’s up with that??  My family can attest that I easily feel cheated with the weather, most often in the circumstance of it being too hot when I’m expecting cold… or at least cool.  But come on, after living in a tropical climate for almost 12 years, don’t I deserve some temps under 80??

I know, I hate whining just as much as you do…

Hearty Minestrone Soup

So in honour of Theda’s 14th birthday today, I’ll stop complaining and look at the bright side as she always does.  I do have to  acknowledge that it is getting rather breezy at night, and evening breezes can put one in the mood for soup.  Everyone loves soup, right??  So thanks, Thedes… you are my inspiration in so many ways!!…

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Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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Apparently, several more people than just my aunts and 5 others read my first post.  I know for a fact that at least 3 cousins read it too… and one of them is not even on my side!

Seriously, folks, I was so overwhelmed your wonderful and supportive response to my first post that I could not wait to share the next thing with you.  And that next thing is going to be the first “official” recipe that I ever wrote- this beautiful creamy roasted red pepper soup!  I thought it was appropriate since we are just starting out, don’t you agree?  I’ve been cooking for a long time, but like most of us out there, my first recipes were from cookbooks, the internet, and my mother (usually written on the back of grocery receipts.)

I’m like my mother in that…

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