Soups

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup with Brandy & Fresh Nutmeg

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My late husband always said mushrooms tasted like the erasers on top of pencils. I always thought more so with snails. I think he would have had a greater appreciation for mushrooms if he had ever tried escargot. Years ago, mushroom soup was primarily made of white button mushrooms. Today, we have such a vast selection to choose from, but with that selection also comes the price tag. I use four kinds of mushrooms in this soup though the bigger balance being the domestic white mushroom

6
4 oz each shiitake and cremini mushrooms
1 medium Portobello mushroom
6 oz white mushrooms
1 shallot sliced
1 leek, white part and some of the green, quartered, rinsed and sliced
6 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. flour
2-3 cups low sodium chicken stock, depending on thick you like your soup
1 cup half and half, mixed with 1 tbsp. flour
1/2 cup brandy
1/8 tsp fresh ground nutmeg
salt and pepper
**you can usually buy fresh nutmeg in the bulk section of the grocery store, and use any small grater or microplane to grate...it really makes a difference. Brush mushrooms clean of all dirt. Scrape out gills from the Portobello with a spoon. Trim all ends and slice mushrooms. Set aside. In a very large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. When hot, add the shallot and leek and saute, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Add all the mushrooms and saute, stirring frequently, until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Add the flour and stir for a few minutes until fully incorporated into the mushrooms. Gradually pour in the chicken stock, stirring until fully mixed with the mushrooms. Raise heat to medium high and add half and half, stirring until mixture thickens and soup just comes to a boil. Reduce heat, add salt, pepper, nutmeg and brandy. Simmer on low for about 20 minutes. At this point I take a few cups and put in my Nutribullet to liquefy, then put back into the pot. You don't have to do this if you want a very chunky soup, or you can do it with the whole thing if you want a totally creamy soup.
Nutritions

Calories
231

Sodium
2972mg
123% DV

Fat
13g
20% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

This moist Apple Cake recipe is an old-fashioned, easy dessert that has been loved for generations! Studded with bits of fresh apples and chopped pecans, the simple Bundt cake is a perfect fall treat.

Cake:
3 eggs
2 c sugar
1.5 c vegetable oil
3 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
2 t vanilla extract
1 c chopped pecans
3 c peeled and finely chopped apples
Glaze:
1 c brown sugar
1/2 c salted butter
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a Bundt pan; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together the eggs, sugar and oil until light and fluffy.
  3. In a...
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Nutritions

Calories
505

Sodium
349mg
14% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
71g
24% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Carrot Cake Recipe

157

This Carrot cake recipe with cream cheese frosting is soft and delicious is one of the easiest cakes to bake. Beginners too can bake this bake to perfection. It is a great choice for events like kids' birthday parties and highly nutritious.

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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

90
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This Buffalo Chicken Dip, as a lighter adaptation to Buffalo Chicken wings that you’ve been avoiding for sake of your belly, will have you going nuts.

This Buffalo Chicken Dip, as a lighter adaptation to Buffalo Chicken wings that you’ve been avoiding for sake of your belly, will have you going nuts.

Healthy Bread Pudding

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This homemade bread pudding recipe is one of the easiest breakfast recipes that requires hardly any effort. You can even make it the night before!

This homemade bread pudding recipe is one of the easiest breakfast recipes that requires hardly any effort. You can even make it the night before!
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