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As much as I love my chilled cucumber soup, you’d think I’d be a long-time fan of gazpacho. But, in truth, not so much. There are so many ways to stir up tomatoes that I’d never felt compelled to turn them into a cool dinnertime slush. 272 more words


Chilled Melon Soup

Chilled melon soup is a refreshing soup that is perfect as a starter. It is basically an alternative to the traditional melon and prosciutto appetizer. Same sweet/salty combination with a little heat and fresh mint to top it off! 182 more words


Cool as a cucumber soup

It’s been a long hot summer and my posts fell by the wayside while I wallowed in the heat-on the tennis courts, in the lake, on a roller coaster–or escaped to a restaurant, a movie theater, Target. 371 more words

Cucumber Heaven


It’s been a few weeks now, since my husband stepped outside to our verdant, twining cucumber vine, covered with sunshiny yellow petals and a healthy dose of meandering bees, and proclaimed that it wouldn’t be long till we were in Cucumber Heaven. 332 more words


Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

I’ve been making cucumber soup for as long as we’ve had a garden, which is going on 16 years now. One of the challenges of growing your own food is finding a way to turn lots and lots of veggies into breakfast, lunch and dinner. 252 more words


Crème vichyssoise

August is very quiet here in our little corner overviewing Paris. Kids don´t have school yet, and most people are spending their holidays out of town. 455 more words


Bloke in the Kitchen. Chilled cucumber soup

Taking the mystery and fear out of cooking

There is a question that has not troubled many of the world’s intellectuals but which I am going to address here: what is soup?  

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