The Best Soup Cookbook

The Best Soup Cookbook

by Marilyn Bentz Crowley, Joan Mackie
     
 

Soup is one of the most universally popular dishes in the world today. In fact, global soup consumption is estimated at an astounding 250 billion servings a year, most of it homemade.

The Best Soup Cookbook, is a definitive collection of recipes for soup lovers everywhere. Featuring over 125 specially selected soups ranging from hearty chowders to

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Soup is one of the most universally popular dishes in the world today. In fact, global soup consumption is estimated at an astounding 250 billion servings a year, most of it homemade.

The Best Soup Cookbook, is a definitive collection of recipes for soup lovers everywhere. Featuring over 125 specially selected soups ranging from hearty chowders to delicate consommes, this cookbook provides just the right soup for any occasion.

Looking to take the chill off a cold winter's night? Try the classic Scotch Broth with Barley and Lamb or Golden Curried Squash 'n' Apple Soup. For a sweltering summer evening choose from refreshing coolers like Cucumber Buttermilk Soup with Chives or Creamy Avocado Soup with Fresh Tomato and Coriander. For an impressive dinner-party starter try Mushroom Soup with Puff Pastry Dome. If time is short, you'll find a chapter devoted to "jump starts," virtually instant soups that combine fresh and commercially prepared ingredients such as V8 Gazpacho and Cream of Refrigerator Soup.

These are soup recipes that you're sure to use again and again. They're easy to make and most can be prepared with ingredients found in your local supermarket.

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Editorial Reviews

Shirley Reis
The recipe names alone here make me want to dash out to the kitchen ... This is truly a comprehensive book.
KLIATT, Septebmer 2000
KLIATT
Soup is the ultimate comfort food, and this cookbook offers over 125 delectable recipes that have been selected to appeal to a wide variety of tastes and situations, both formal and informal. Soup is one of the most universally popular dishes in the world today. In fact, global soup consumption is estimated at an astounding 250 billion servings a year! The recipe names alone here make me want to dash out to the kitchen and begin preparation: Spicy Thai Chowder with Shrimp and Coconut Milk, Prosciutto and Pea Soup, Chili Lime Chicken Soup, New Orleans Gumbo, Chunky Chicken Soup, Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Seeds, Wild Mushroom and Rice Chowder, Creamy Corn and Cheddar Chowder. Information has been also included about how to prepare various stocks, along with accompaniments such as parmesan short breads, garlic butter, and salsa topping. The authors have experience in the food preparation fields and have written extensively for various magazines about food. This is truly a comprehensive book that is sure to be widely circulated. KLIATT Codes: SA—Recommended for senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2000, Firefly/Robert Rose, 185p, 26cm, $17.95. Ages 16 to adult. Reviewer: Shirley Reis; IMC Dir., Lake Shore M.S., Mequon, WI, September 2000 (Vol. 34 No. 5)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780778800170
Publisher:
Rose, Robert Incorporated
Publication date:
03/04/2000
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Marily Bentz Crowley has been a professional chef for the last decade. She is a founder and director of several culinary based organizations.

Joan Mackie is a food and home decorating writer who makes countless television appearances for her home decorating expertise. She has written hundreds of magazine articles and is the author of several home decorating books.

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