"No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers"
– Laurie Colwin
Fresh miso soup made with tofu, shiitake mushrooms, green onion, and white miso paste. Serve it with steamed rice and a salad for a complete and healthy meal.
A classic soup made with fresh mushrooms (wild when available), chicken or mushroom stock, and a touch of cream. Served alone as a starter or with a salad and bread for a complete meal, it's delicious and nutritious.
This soup can only be made when fresh tomatoes are in season. Tomatoes are slow roasted to concentrate their flavor and bring out their sweetness. The tomatoes are then blended, seasoned and served with fresh basil. For added decadence, Dungeness crab can be added as a topping or a little cream can be added for a delightful cream of tomato soup. Serve this soup with fresh bread and a salad for a remarkable summertime meal.
Smooth and creamy potato soup with a touch of cream and topped with crunchy bacon and bread croutons. Serve with a hearty arugula or spinach salad.
This soup is made with chicken stock, sautéed garlic, egg, milk, lemon juice, shredded chicken, and parsley for a different take on chicken soup that is equally as delicious. Serve it with pita bread and a Greek style salad and enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean.
Locally smoked pacific wild salmon is paired with traditional New England-style corn chowder made with fresh corn when in season. Serve this soup with fresh bread and a salad and enjoy a real American meal.
This recipe really does get served at the U.S. Senate and it is delicious. Any type of white bean can work, but the soup is best prepared with navy beans. Chopped onions sautéed in butter, a ham hock, salt, and pepper are all that are added to this real American soup. You’ll want a double batch!
Not as well known as the U.S. Navy bean soup, but equally as delicious. Cranberry beans are cooked with farro (a type of wheat berry that is really good for you), ham hock, carrot, celery, onion, garlic, tomatoes, and herbs. Serve this with a wilted spinach salad.
This soup can be made with chicken or turkey and the combination of ginger, lemon, and mint give it a bright flavor. It’s good by itself, or with egg noodles for a heartier version. A mixed green salad is a nice compliment.
Roasted pears and butternut squash are pureed into a creamy soup without any cream. The soup is topped with crumbled blue or goat cheese for a tangy contrast and a mixed green salad for a complete meal.
A simple and classic soup from the Yucatan with chicken stock, chicken, lime, and corn tortilla strips. Serve with a radish salad and warm corn tortillas.
This soup is a quick and tastly riff on the classis beef noodle soup from Vietnam. It is made with thinly sliced steak, rice noodles, and spices and garnished with bean sprouts, cilantro, shallot, and lime. It is delicious and healthy just by itself.
This soup has nothing to do with weddings, Italian or otherwise. It's a delicious marriage of its ingredients which can be chicken, beef, pork, meatballs, pasta and vegetables, and only needs some crusty bread to make it a complete meal. Mangia!
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