Chowders are usually heavy soups perfect for cold, winter months to warm you up when the weather is frightful.
This chowder, though, is light, a little sweet, and full of summer vegetables. I served it as part of my book launch tasting menu this weekend and it was perfect for a rainy, summer day spent in a bookstore. The leftovers …[more...]
I must confess a major pet peeve when it comes to menus that list things like Strawberry Bisque or Sweet Potato Bisque. Why? Because bisque is a specific family of soups–not a generic name for cream soups that you want to make sound uppity!
Traditionally, bisques are only found in the varieties of lobster, crab, shrimp and crawfish. Notice a …[more...]
Elegant and simple! This is a delicious soup that I will definitely serve again.
- 1/2 c. butter
- 2 bunches green onions, chopped
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 (14-oz) cans artichoke hearts, cut into quarters
- 3 T. flour
- 8 c. chicken broth
- dash of cayenne pepper
- 1 T. Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 t. thyme
- 1/3 c.
I wonder how many chicken soup recipes there are? I make a version of chicken soup almost every week in the winter and no two versions are ever the same. Routine is not my thing.
For this particular version you will probably need to be near a Trader Joe’s because many of the products come from there …[more...]
Recipes submitted by KRUPS.com
Turkey Pot Pie
• 2 small red potatoes, cubed
• 16 ounces frozen mixed veggies (carrots, corn, peas, green beans)
• 1 cup frozen chopped onions
• 1 teaspoon salt-free chicken seasoning
• 3 cups leftover turkey, cut into bite size pieces
• 2 (10-ounce) cans cream of chicken …
Don’t relegate your soup suppers to late fall and winter, soups make excellent meals year-round, can be made with just about anything and are virtually fool-proof to boot!
Often when you hear someone reference soups in summer it’s cold soups they’re talking about: vichyssoise or fruit soups used as an appetizer light lunch with salad. Frankly, …[more...]
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Like I said before, I went to Leadership Academy for Alpha Chi Omega this weekend. It was a lot of fun, but also a lot of busy busy work and speakers.
For each meal, we sat in a huge banquet room and enjoyed food together. On Saturday when we sat down for lunch we had …[more...]
Soup’s on for Super Bowl Sunday, Chicago Special
Healthy alternative for Super Bowl Sunday
Give your Super Bowl Sunday food fest a healthy option. Soup, steaming in a mug or bowl, can warm the heart of most football fans. If you eat a couple bowls of soup, most likely you’ll consume less deep fried foods. Eat a …