Favorite Soup Recipes

With winter right around the corner, it’s time to dust off your collection of soup recipes and admit that full on grilling season (at least in Chicago) is pretty much over. Around here, the first time the high only made it to 60, my wife was already asking about the […]

Ham and Asparagus Soup

Ham and Asparagus Soup

You might be wondering, ham and asparagus together?  In a soup?  If you’ve ever made grilled asparagus wrapped in prosciutto, then this will make sense.  I wasn’t sure at first either, but it’s a delicious soup   It’s also a nice sturdy, creamy soup.  But rather than loading it up […]

French Onion Soup

When it’s Winter and it’s freezing cold outside, who doesn’t want a warming cup of soup?  French Onion Soup, like Chicken Noodle, is one everyone can agree on.  The trick is, there really aren’t any shortcuts to French Onion Soup.  You really need to take the time to cook down […]

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

If there’s a staple recipe in the Food Blog world, it’s Roasted Butternut Squash Soup.  This is a variation on that staple using the workhorse of cooking apples, the Granny Smith.  The result is a slightly sweet butternut squash and apple soup. Astute readers will notice that “roasted” is lacking […]