I love using the corn and the cob to make this soup. It’s amazing how much flavor the stripped cobs bring to the cooking liquid. When the corn, caramelized onions and potato are simmered and puréed together, they yield a delicious Spring/Summer soup. Make this soup at least a day […]
Gazpacho is a wonderful cold Summer soup best made when tomatoes are at their peak. There must be a million recipes for Gazpacho. I’ve taken the basic concept and adjusted it to my taste. Not being tied down to a recipe is one of the joys of cooking. You can […]
Cucumbers and dill have a natural affinity for each other. Blend them together with potatoes and cream and you have a velvety soup oozing with flavor. This soup is most delicious when served cold. Whether used as a proper first course or served as shooters at a cocktail party, everyone […]
This Vegetarian Cabbage Soup started out as a means for me to use up some leftover cabbage. It was so good, that I started making it on its own! Prep time: 15 minutes
Beets and goat cheese have such a strong affinity for each other that I thought I would create a Passover soup based on these wonderful ingredients. Just to take it up a notch, I coated the goat cheese in candied pecans before frying it. Add a few extra nuts as garnish […]
I grew up eating this “stick to your ribs” Split Pea Soup on many a Friday night. It is my Grandma Jeannie’s recipe passed down through her mother Great Grandma Sarah who, no doubt, learned it from Great Great Grandma Ida. I can still see my incredibly elegant Mother picking […]
This delicious Carrot Soup looks like a sunset in a bowl. It is bright orange and creamy with tiny nuggets of carrots to give it some texture. Homemade croutons add crunch! Prep time: 20 minutes
This borscht is full of flavor from the vegetables and dill with a slight sweet and sour tang from the vinegar and sugar. Even your carnivores will love it!
Beef borscht has a richness of flavor that more than compensates for the extra work involved. In this case, I wouldn’t take the short cut of using boxes or cubes of beef stock. You need the real thing. Prep time: 30 minutes
Leek and Potato soup is a carb lovers delight. It’s easy to make, creamy, without cream, with the subtle flavor of leeks. Serve with chopped chives and croutons.