Soup Recipes

When I thing of soup, I think comfort food. When I’m chilled to the bone, I’m looking for hot thick soup like my Simple Butternut Squash Soup Recipe.

When I’m sick or don’t feel good, please give me one of my chicken soup recipes. And when it’s summer time and really hot outside, I’m looking to make one of my favorite cold soups like my Gazpacho Soup Recipe

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Cream of Chicken Soup Recipe

January 9, 2013 1 Comment
Cream of Chicken Soup Recipe

  If you like chicken soup, you’re going to enjoy this cream of chicken soup. When I think of cream of chicken soup, I’m reminded of the Campbell’s condensed version my mom served us growing up. Loved it back then. I even used it as a base in college for my mac and cheese dinners […]

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Squash – Autumns Ambassadors

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Squash – Autumns Ambassadors

Butternut – Acorn – Spaghetti Squash By contributing writer Mark R. Vogel The envoys of fall arrive to greet us well before the autumnal equinox. Gourds, which include pumpkins, winter squash, and those warty, odd-shaped decorative miniatures, begin showing up in supermarkets and roadside stands in late summer. Appearing even before the leaves start changing, […]

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All About Making Stock at Home

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
All About Making Stock at Home

The Importance of Making Your Own Stocks Contributing Food Writer Mark R. Vogel One of the first lessons of any cooking course is learning how to make stocks. Stocks form the basis of most sauces and soups. A stock is basically the liquid that eventuates from simmering bones and/or meat with vegetables, herbs, & seasonings. […]

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How to Make Thickened Soups

September 15, 2012 3 Comments
How to Make Thickened Soups

How to Make Thickened Soups Soup is such a versatile dish, and there are literally thousands of kinds of soups. I generally tend to think of thickened soups during cold weather, but a comforting, creamy soup is really welcome any time of the year. Thickened soups are soups that have been thickened in any of […]

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How to Make Brown Stock

September 14, 2012 9 Comments
How to Make Brown Stock

How to Make Brown Stock at Home If you are wondering what’s the difference between “brown stock” and “beef stock”, I’m thinking it has to do with the bones. With a beef stock you only use beef bones, but with brown stock you use both beef and veal bones. If there is another difference that […]

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How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock

September 9, 2012 0 Comments
How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock

Two Types of Chicken Stock “If you want to prepare delicious food, “incredible” food, you absolutely must start with the right ingredients. And, without a doubt, that includes homemade stock. ” – Chef Jean-Pierre Brehier There are basically two types of chicken stock you can make at home. One is “brown” and the other “white”. […]

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Potato, Chestnut and Celery Root Puree

September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Potato, Chestnut and Celery Root Puree

Have You Ever Made A Soup With Celery Root? This recipe was sent to me from a friend I once worked with back in New York. He sent it to me months ago and I’m just getting around to posting it. Here’s what he said, “I wanted to pass along a nice substitute to the typical […]

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Puree of Butternut Squash with Pear and Rosemary

September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Puree of Butternut Squash with Pear and Rosemary

Just Because You Call It A Puree Doesn’t Mean It Isn’t A Soup This recipe comes from a beautiful cookbook called Chic Simple Cooking that has some of the best food photography I’ve ever seen. By the way, puree is a fancy way to say soup but it sounds so much more elegant on a […]

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How to Make Beef Stock at Home

September 9, 2012 4 Comments
How to Make Beef Stock at Home

How to Prepare Restaurant Quality Beef Stock Pretend you are at a prestigious culinary school observing a cooking class. The students shift expectantly, nervously adjusting their cravats as they await the instructor. In he comes, and everyone scrambles to line-up. Wrinkled apron? Disgraceful. Scruffy? Go shave. NOW. Dirt under the nails? Inexcusable. Go wash immediately. […]

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Cream of Corn Soup with Shrimp Butter Recipe

August 9, 2012 2 Comments
Cream of Corn Soup with Shrimp Butter Recipe

Fresh Jersey Corn Soup Is As Good As It Gets It’s that time of year when Jersey corn is at its peak. If you’re familiar with my web site and have read my posts, you’ll know I am a huge fan of fresh corn from New Jersey and now Pennsylvania.  So I’m always on the […]

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