Soups & Salads

Red Lentil Soup Egyptian Style

January 13, 2012
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This Egyptian red lentil soup was featured in the latest Food & Wine magazine. As soon as I laid eyes on the recipe, dinner decision was made. What a wonderful meal it turned out to be. I loved the addition of the cumin, coriander and ancho chile, it adds a totally different flavor combination to […]

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Organic Adzuki Bean Miso Soup

January 6, 2012
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Organic Adzuki Bean Miso Soup My daughter has wanted to accompany me to the Asian supermarket since forever. Winter break gave her the chance and we came home with lots of unknown but very interesting new food finds. One of the items we purchased was Adzuki beans which are very popular in Japanese cuisine. There […]

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Starting 2012 Happy & Healthy with an Orange-Spinach-Arugula Salad

January 3, 2012
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Welcome to a New Year of mouthwatering recipe ideas at “My German Kitchen..in the Rockies”. Hope you all had a good start into 2012. Here are my very best wishes to you my friends and readers with a fresh and healthy orange-spinach-arugula salad. The salad is served with  tasty apricot vinaigrette and topped with toasted […]

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Halloween With Horses and A Warming Veggie Soup

October 30, 2011
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Several years ago my kids’ previous riding instructor always planned a fun Halloween Party at my friend’s barn for all her riding students. It was called “Halloween with Horses”. The kids absolutely loved to dress up themselves and their horse. Can it get any better?  The picture above shows my daughter with the instructor’s little […]

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Spicy Red Cabbage Kohlrabi Salad

October 11, 2011
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It snowed last weekend. Yes, winter arrived earlier than usually. Can you believe it? I hope this doesn’t lead us into lots of cold weather down the road since I am not up for it yet. I mean, I am really never up for it, except that I need some snow to enjoy my time […]

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Roasted Pepper Soup

September 25, 2011
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Let’s continue with another recipe that can be prepared ahead and on the dinner table in no time like this roasted pepper soup. Roasting vegetables brings out the very best flavors. I make a lot of my soups via the roasting method in the oven. They are quick, healthy, freeze easily and are reheated and […]

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German Kohlrabi-Apple-Radish Salad

August 9, 2011
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Every Saturday morning after breakfast it is time for me to shop for my weekly produce at my local farmers market. The market isn’t very big, but I like the vendors and the produce they sell since it is all Colorado grown. One of my preferred stops at the market is the Martindale Farm’s stand […]

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Pomegranate Vinaigrette on Roasted Asparagus

May 5, 2011
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Fresh green asparagus is one of my most favorite spring time vegetables, preferably roasted, since it gives an extra flavor boost to the asparagus. Here I am serving the roasted asparagus with vinaigrette made out of pomegranate molasses, aged balsamic vinegar and a good organic olive oil. A healthy and quick side dish that goes […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

January 18, 2011
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  Humble ingredients shine in this heartwarming chicken noodle soup. This simple combination of carrots, celery, chicken, noodles and broth never seems to disappoint. This chicken soup will be on your dinner table in less than an hour. Smiling faces will await you, especially from your little ones. My kids love chicken noodle soup after […]

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Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

June 1, 2010
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I am so happy about the warm temperatures and sunshine; summer is almost here. Yes, I know, that we have had snow in June and in August, but I am very hopeful that this year the beautiful weather will stay, so that we will be able to invite friends, sit outside and barbecue. Today I […]

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