Sunday Supper: Curried Celery Soup

Not every recipe is a winner right out of the pot. This curried celery soup was an excellent way to use up an entire bag that was languishing in the fridge. I skipped a step in the coconut milk, which was straining the powder out of the broth. If you like coconut, that’s probably okay. If you don’t, make the time!

You know I love soup and curry: this was the ideal combination. Can’t wait to try over rice the second time around.

A warm and cozy dish for those plummeting temperatures: curried celery soup. #homemade #nomnomnom #soup #veggie #food

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#SundaySupper: Clean Out Your Cupboard Slow Cooker Soup

Cooler weather has found us, even in the desert. This time of year, I find the urge to eat soup every day and no room in the cupboard. That calls for an inventive soup in the slow cooker. I love crock pots because you can toss everything in with fairly little effort, leave it alone for hours (I went out to a reading event with our four year old) and the house smells like you’ve been laboring all day.

I began with wanting to use up a long stored can of red kidney beans in this recipe and then improvising with whatever veggies I had in the fridge which included carrots. After a few hours, when I tasted the broth and found it had quite a kick (and there were some yellowing potatoes on the counter) I threw those and a can of diced tomatoes in add more flavor. So delicious we will be fighting over leftovers !