Tag: Soups

Roasted Broccoli and Garlic Soup with Cheddar

Roasting vegetables (like broccoli and garlic) always brings out amazing flavors.  This is a great way to turn warm, roasted vegetable flavors into a really flavorful broccoli and cheddar soup. Use White Mirepoix for the Soup Base The base for the soup is going to be a White Mirepoix.  Traditional […]

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 […]

Ham Lentil and Vegetable Soup in the Pressure Cooker

Ham, Lentil and Vegetable Soup (Pressure Cooker Version)

Have you ever finished off a spiral cut ham and wondered how to turn it into an amazing soup?  That was me after the holidays.  Use leftover ham and a pressure cooker to make ham stock and then a pressure cooker ham and lentil soup. If there’s one great comfort […]

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 […]

Pressure Cooker Cashew Corn Chowder Soup

For a couple of weeks this summer, our CSA was delivering a crazy amount of fresh sweet corn each week.   And since there’s only so much corn on the cob we could eat, I sought out a good corn chowder recipe.  As I was also snacking from a huge tub […]

Red Lentil and Quinoa Soup

While staring at 2 big jars of quinoa and red lentils in my cabinet, I wondered if there existed a recipe for a healthy and hearty soup that combined them both?  The best part of this vegetable soup recipes like this is that a big batch of it makes for […]

Roasted Carrot, Onion & Malbec Soup

When we were in Mendoza in 2009, we had a pretty amazing lunch at Bodega Melipal that included a very tasty Malbec Carrot Soup.  This is my attempt to recreate it, leveraging some of the techniques from Francis Mallman’s Butternut Squash Soup recipe in Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way.  There are intentionally […]