Farm Harvest Soup with White Beans

Harvest White Bean Soup : The Wimpy Vegetarian

First place contest winner: Hearty, filling vegetable packed soup with white beans (+ optional chicken) to keep you warm. The harvest. Hopes fulfilled. Dreams realized. A time to celebrate and share a bounty with family, friends, and neighbors, that was hard-earned. A time to cook, and for canning what you want to preserve for the winter ahead. Our harvest can be from our orchards, vegetable patches, or vineyards. But it ...

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Sweet Potato-Cider Soup: #SundaySupper

Cider-Spiced Sweet Potato Soup: The Wimpy Vegetarian

Satisfying, healthy soup bursting with autumn flavors of sweet potatoes and apple cider. We're suddenly launching into autumn here in California. We've swung from (really) hot sunny days to changing skies, and a bite in the air. It's a subtle change, but one that ushers in the familiar changes, sights, and smells of fall. Autumn is my favorite season of the year, a pause after all the high energy go-go ...

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Grilled Pear, Fig and Endive Flatbread

grilled pear, fig, and endive flatbread

Hearty appetizer of grilled pears, figs and endive arranged on flatbread and topped with ricotta and blue cheese. At least once a month here, I'll be showcasing a farm or ranch where I've been lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes tour,  along with a recipe I've created to highlight their "product". Thanks to being in the San Francisco Professional Food Society (and on their Board), and volunteering and doing ...

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