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Curry Favor Pumpkin Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Cold Damp Distressing Spleen, Diabetes, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold

Curry Favor Pumpkin Soup 2 servings 10-12 ounces pumpkin or winter squash, such as Japanese kabocha (about 2 cups when cubed) 2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as canola or olive 1 small onion, diced 1-2 teaspoons curry powder Pinch of salt Pinch of pepper Chop the pumpkin pieces into 1-inch cubes, seeded and peeled. (Some pumpkins are quite tough and most easily handled by chopping the pumpkin into two, seeding it, then cutting it into wedges before peeling. A large, sharp cleaver can be […]

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Simple Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Diabetes, Spleen Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Simple Winter Melon Soup 2 to 3 servings 6 (5 ounces fresh, 1 ounce dried) fresh or dried shiitake mushrooms 1 (1-pound) wedge winter melon 3 cups chicken, bone, or vegetable stock 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, slivered into 1/16-inch slices 1/4 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined Salt, soy sauce, or sodium-reduced soy sauce (optional) 1-2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1 medium-sized green onion, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, roots and tough end discarded If you are using dried mushrooms, soak them in 1/2 cup of warm water for 20 minutes or […]

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