Caldo de Pollo (Chicken Soup)

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I like the changing color of leaves, pumpkins, sunny days, chilly evenings, and wearing scarves. I tend to sleep better when the days get shorter and colder, and I love dreaming up soup and stew recipes that would not have made sense in hot summer weather. If you’ve been following my blog, you might have noticed that I have been posting a lot of soup recipes lately. My family and I enjoy trying out soups from around the globe.

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Vegetable Gumbo

Gumbo is a soup popular in the state of Louisiana. Creole and Cajun gumbos are served with rice. Any dish served with rice, I tend to love! I first learned about gumbo when a friend (who used to live in New Orleans) served this at a dinner party once. It had very interesting flavors which were new to me. She made it with chicken and sausage. Since then our friend has hosted Mardi Gras parties every year and has served her special gumbo dish. I look forward to this every year.

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Nepali Chicken Curry

Growing up in Bangladesh we ate curries for most meals. Having been a chef for many years I learned how to make many other countries’ curries, like those from Thaliand, China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. Something I never tried — until now — is a curry from Nepal.

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Kale Pesto with Spaghetti

Are you looking for something quick and easy to put on the dinner table? You will be pleased that this recipe takes very little time to put together, is extremely delicious, and is something that even a food snob might love.

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