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Thu
14
Oct '10

Cream of Spinach Soup Recipe Made With Fresh Spinach (Soup Recipe of the Week)

See More Soup Recipes Organized by TypeIf you have some fresh spinach and some chicken broth, you have the makings of an easy and wonderful cream of spinach soup that’s far superior in flavor to any canned cream spinach soup you may have tried.

This week’s recipe for Cream of Spinach Soup Made With Fresh Spinach from the folks at Once Upon a Plate will help you make this quick, classic, and flavorful soup.

Best of all, it’s very easy to customize this soup to your taste. If you prefer your cream of mushroom soup to be smooth, just puree the cooked soup using an immersion hand blender, food processor, or tabletop blender.

Want to mix things up a bit? Add some corn and/or crumbled cooked bacon to this soup for a nice change of pace.

Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 medium yellow/ brown onion (or 1/2 large), finely chopped
4 Tablespoons butter (1/2 stick). May use 2 Tablespoons olive oil & 2 Tablespoons butter.
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups chicken stock (may use canned/boxed broth)
2 1/2 cups whole milk, heated. (May use lower fat versions, but soup won’t be as creamy)
1 (10 to 12 ounce) package fresh baby spinach, chopped, OR 1 package chopped frozen spinach, thawed & drained
Salt & White Pepper to taste (may use black pepper)
1 whole bay leaf (optional)
Nutmeg to taste (optional)
3 Tablespoons heavy cream, or Half & Half (optional)

How to Make Cream of Spinach Soup Made With Fresh Spinach.

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Wed
22
Sep '10

Drunken French Onion Soup Recipe (Soup Recipe of the Week)

Cooking With Alcohol: Drunken French Fennel Onion Soup Recipe

See More Soup Recipes Organized by TypeA well stocked spice cabinet is a crucial part of any serious kitchen, but did you know that a well stocked alcohol cabinet can also be helpful for a good cook?

With good reason, people have been cooking (and marinating) with wine, beer, bourbon, whiskey, and other alcoholic beverages since antiquity to take their meals to the next level.

Here’s a delicious, special occasion friendly soup recipe for Drunken French Fennel Onion Soup from the folks at Talk of Tomatoes which features brandy and sherry plus your choice of Pernod, Sambuca, or Ouzo.

Thinking about serving this soup in a rustic looking bread bowl? Then you won’t want to miss the article, How to Make an Easy Bread Bowl to Serve Soup, Salad, Chili, Stew, and Dips.

Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter
2 bulbs fennel, slice thin
4 medium yellow onions, sliced thin
2 tsp fresh thyme
1/4 cup brandy
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/2 cup white wine
8 cups chicken stock
1 T coarse salt
1 tsp coarse pepper
1/4 cup Pernod OR Sambuca OR Ouzo
French Baguette, sliced
3/4 LB Gruyere cheese, grated

How to Make Drunken French Fennel Onion Soup.

You can also see our list of delicious soup recipes, organized by type to help you enjoy more soup recipe ideas throughout the year.

Also, here’s some convenient links to our first 100 Original Recipes on Hugging the Coast to make it easier for you to find culinary inspiration and ideas beyond soup.

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Tue
4
May '10

James Beard’s Richly Flavored Garlic Soup Recipe (Soup Recipe of the Week)

See More Soup Recipes Organized by TypeThe 2010 James Beard Awards were announced this week, so I thought it was the perfect time to share a recipe from the inspiration for the JBAs; James Beard himself.

Here’s an easy recipe for James Beard’s Richly Flavored Garlic Soup from the folks at Kitchenography. This recipe originally appeared in his book, Beard on Food.

Enjoy!

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons chicken, goose, or pork fat
30 peeled garlic cloves (or more or fewer)
6 to 8 cups chicken stock
Salt and pepper
Nutmeg
4 or 5 egg yolks
3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil
slices of bread, toasted until crisp

How to Make James Beard’s Richly Flavored Garlic Soup.

You can also see our list of delicious soup recipes, organized by type to help you enjoy more soup recipe ideas throughout the year.

Also, here’s some convenient links to our first 100 Original Recipes on Hugging the Coast to make it easier for you to find culinary inspiration and ideas beyond soup.

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