TASTE | Soups & Salads

Soup & Salad – May 2021

Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup by Michelle FierekThai red curry paste is the secret to this tasty and pretty, salmon-colored soup. It is sold in a 4-ounce jar in the Asian food section of your local supermarket. Full of flavor, it adds spicy notes from red chili pepper and a bright citrus kick from lemongrass. Blended with creamy coconut milk and plump...

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Soup & Salad – April 2021

Spring Green Salad by Michelle FierekAdapted from Chef Ottolenghi's cookbook “Plenty More,” this recipe is vibrant, fresh, and healthy! It has a Mediterranean flare with the interesting ingredient nigella seed, which has the flavor of oregano and toasted onion. Also called kalonji or charnushka, I was able to find it at our local Appleton spice...

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Soup – March 2021

Cream of Reuben Soup by Michelle FierekIf you are a fan of the traditional Reuben sandwich, with the combination of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut, all melty and grilled between slices of buttery toasted rye ... you’re going to love this soup! Simple to make, it's a perfect way to use up any leftover corned beef from your St. Patty's...

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Soup & Salad

Salmon Chowder by Michelle FierekThere is nothing like a hearty bowl of thick, chunky soup to warm you up on a snowy winter's day. This rich, creamy salmon chowder has melt-in-your-mouth tender potatoes, smoky bacon, flaky salmon, and a warm kick of heat from the jalapeño. It cooks together in one pot and is done in about 30 minutes!  Serve with...

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Soup & Salad – December 2020

Italian Wedding Soup by Michelle FierekI was under the impression that Italian Wedding Soup was precisely that -- a soup rich in tradition, served at Italian weddings! Well, that is not really the case. The original Italian name for this soup is minestra maritata,  which translates to "married soup" in relation to the marriage of its...

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