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Golden Chicken, Corn & Orzo Soup

April 14, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Golden Chicken, Corn & Orzo Soup | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

This recipe, a twist on traditional chicken noodle soup, features corn, orzo (a rice-shaped pasta) and saffron (the stigma of a Mediterranean crocus flower). Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice by weight, and is popular in Spanish, Indian and Mediterranean cooking. The recipe calls for a “pinch” of saffron which is approximately 1/8 teaspoon • Read More »

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