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Squash and Carrot Soup

I finally had a chance to make something that I've been thinking about for awhile, namely squash and carrot soup. It's a comforting meal on a cold day.

I started by cooking down the squash, carrots, an onion, and a little ginger for zing. After a few minutes, I added chicken stock and let it all simmer.

Once everything was cooked, into the blender it went.

The blended vegetables went back into the pan for cream, a little nutmeg, and some pepper.

Here is the result. It was just rich enough to satisfy. All the flavor of the vegetables came through wonderfully.

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