Roasted Pumpkin and Coconut Soup

I love soup!!!  And I have never made anything with real pumpkin.  Therefore, last time I went to the farmer’s market I decided to buy one.  For some reason I was really nervous about cooking with a real pumpkin, but it was so easy!  Just like squash, except bigger.  I don’t know what else I am going to make with pumpkin.  But, I definitely am going to use it more this fall!

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#SundaySupper: Chicken Chowder

#SundaySupper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week the theme is comfort food.

Whenever I think of comfort food I always think of soup.  Soup always makes things better.  If I have a cold or if I am homesick I want soup.  Soup always makes me feel better; always warms my soul.  I use to have to go out for soup.  But I am working on it.  I have been collecting soup recipes and slowly but surely attempting to make them.  Some times they are horrible, but lately I have been making some really delicious soup!!!

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Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms, Brown Rice, Pecans, and Dried Figs

I had leftover figs from when I made cheese stuffed figs.  I did not know what to do with them, until I found this recipe that originally had dried cranberries in it.  But I think figs are much tasty than cranberries, so I changed it.

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Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast

This was our Easter table, there is so much food!!  It was delicious!  Today I am going to talk about our favorite turkey recipe.  Before cooking turkey this way, I never really like turkey, especially white meat.  I thought it was dry and bland.  This turkey is none of those things!!  It is absolutely delicious!

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Irish Carrot Potato Soup


Last but not least the soup!  This soup is pureed, so there are zero chunks of anything.  My friend, Leslie, has been to Ireland and is partially Irish.  She told me this is how it is done in Ireland.  Pureed soup.  Works for me.

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Shepherd’s Pie

I had a dinner party for St. Paddy’s day!  It was so much fun!!  OMG I have to do that more often!  We made so many delicious dishes.  And I will be sharing them all with you in the next coming days!

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