Satisfying Soups: Homemade Bisques, Chowders, Gumbos, Stews and More by Phyllis Hobson
Indulge yourself in the goodness and richness of a steaming bowl of hearty soup, or delight in th refreshing taste of a chilled consomm,. In Satisfying Soups: Homemade Bisques, Chowders, Gumbos, Stews & More, you will discover that there is no time when soup is inappropriate because there are over 180 recipes that run the gamut from appetizers to main courses to desserts.
With this exceptional collection of recipes, you can serve your family and friends wholesome, traditional mainstays such as homemade Chicken & Noodle Soup, spicey Black Bean Soup, old-fashioned Beef Stew, or nine different types of Chili. Watch their faces light up when they sample unusual and delicious soups, such as Peanut Butter Soup or Pumpkin Soup. Also included are traditional soups from other countries -- Pot-Au-Feu, Irish Stew, Gaspacho, Borscht, Minestrone, and Cock-A-Leekie, among others.
Besides instructions on how to make the best soup stocks (four different types), broths, and bouillons, the author shows you how to create all of these satisfying soups:
• Main-Dish Soups
• Vegetable Soups
• Dried Bean Soups
• Cream Soups
• Chilled Soups
• Fish & Shellfish Soups
• Fruit & Sweet Soups
Special tips on preparing, storing, and freezing soups are included. An entire chapter contains more than 25 recipes from which to choose the perfect garnish or accompaniment for the soup that you created.