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Old 04-22-2010, 07:19 PM   #21
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Any soup you make pretty much would start with those ingredients. That is just basicks. So pick a name and you're ready to go. How about Mexican Chicken soup? You'd need all the above ingredients, plus some, and in the end your soup will definitely have a kick, areally good cick if you wish.

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Old 04-22-2010, 07:48 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Hoot View Post
While I really like smoked paprika, for a nice change of pace, smoked chipotle powder is mighty good.
Not sure I agree about okra bringing only thickening to a soup or stew. It is a delightful vegetable.
love, love and grew up on fried okra. only one in my family that liked boiled,.

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Old 04-22-2010, 07:55 PM   #23
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I grew up eating okra and enjoyed its taste. While it does act as a thickener, it also has a distinctive flavor.

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