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Cream of Asparagus Soup with Fresh Herbs

Most cream soups begin the same way. Simmered vegetables go into a chicken or  vegetable or water stock. This is then amalgamated with a cream...

Cream of Turnip Soup

I am wild about turnips and always make extra roast or boiled ones for this fine potage.

Deli Style Mushroom, Bean and Barley Soup

You can soak the beans in spring water overnight to make the soup cook faster (the beans will soften sooner) or just let the...

Edible Bread Bowls


Store bought mini round breads, scooped out, make great serving bowls. Scoop 'em out, bake to crisp...

French Country Cream Soup

Somewhere in Paris, someone is supping on something like this.

Garlic Chicken and Leek Soup

We throw nothing away. Using a roast chicken (or turkey) carcass
as a base for soup yields great flavor and body.

Green and Chevre Soup

Rustic ingredients like these are timeless

Italian Market Restaurant Soup with Chorizo

This is my best soups. Of course, I always think and consequently declare that but this one is outstanding. The larger chunks of vegetables...

Lemon Feta Soup with Greens

Feel free to substitute whatever greens you have lying about. A squirt of lemon, a touch of oregano and some crumbled feta give the...

Little Italy Classic Minestrone Soup

A zesty broth, filled with nice chunks of eggplant and other good things. Spicy and hearty - perfect anytime but especially in cold weather....