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Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Earth-spleen qi/yang xu Frances Norris Harvest Pumpkin Soup Martha Stewart Ingredients 1 small pumpkin, halved, seeds and stringy fibers put aside-cool, sweet, dispels damp 6 tbsp. unsalted butter- sweet, neutral, supplements qi 3 cups chicken stock-sweet, warm, supplements qi 3 cups water 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 small parsnip, peeled and coarsely chopped-warm, pungent, dispels dampness 1 small Yukon gold potato, peeled and coarsely chopped-cool, sweet, strengthens SP, harmonizes ST 2 small shallots, minced-warm, pungent ½ cup dry white wine-pungent, sweet, warm, expels cold 3 tbsp. heavy cream-sweet, neutral, supplements […]

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Steamed Pumpkin with Gingered Honey

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Steamed Pumpkin with Gingered Honey Pumpkin is a sweet warming food that benefits spleen-pancreas and stomach 2 # pumpkin, cut into cubes ½ cup honey ¼ tsp sesame oil 2 T slivered Ginger Sesame seeds for garnish Steam pumpkin until tender Heat honey, oil and ginger, simmer for 5 — 10 minutes Drizzle syrup over pumpkin and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serves 6 Ingredient Analysis Pumpkin — Sweet, warm — supplements the Spleen, Stomach, and Pancreas. Honey — Sweet, neutral. Nourishes middle jiao Ginger — Warm, acrid. Warms the middle […]

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Mushroom, Celery and Garlic Soup

Categories: Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stasis, Toxic Heat in the Blood

Mushroom, Celery and Garlic Soup Serves 4 4 ½ cups chopped mushrooms 4 celery stalks, chopped 3 garlic cloves 3 tbsp dry sherry or white wine 3 cups chicken stock 1 – 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce ½ – 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste celery leaves, to garnish Place mushrooms, celery, and garlic in a pan and stir in the sherry or wine. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 to 40 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Add half the stock […]

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Beef Pumpkin Soup

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Beef Pumpkin Soup Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into one-inch cubes 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup onion, diced 2cups peeled pie pumpkin, cut into cubes 2 cups carrot, peeled and diced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 quarts beef stock 1 12-oz bottle (Red Stripe) Lager Beer 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 2 teaspoons grated ginger root Method: Heat oil to medium in a large soup pot. Dredge beef in the flour and brown meat on all sides, removing meat […]

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Beef Pumpkin Soup

Categories: Cold Damp Distressing Spleen, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Very interesting, tasty looking recipe. How would you explain the use of beer in this to help promote digestion and aid rather than create dampness? Due to fermentation and balance in recipe…? Cheryl Kujawinski said: Beef Pumpkin Soup Serves 8Ingredients: 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into one-inch cubes 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1cup onion, diced 2cups peeled pie pumpkin, cut into cubes 2 cups carrot, peeled and diced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 quarts beef stock 1 12-oz bottle (Red Stripe) Lager Beer 2 teaspoons kosher […]

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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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