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Category: Vegetarian Soups

Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup

This bowl of cold-weather comfort revealed quite a secret. This hearty Tuscan bean soup is a perfect combination of smooth, silky soup topped with crispy, crunchy croutons.  It also fulfills our promise to put more plant-based meals together this year. And we’re not alone.  Americans…

Broccoli Pepper Jack Soup With Grilled Cheese Croutons

Broccoli Pepper Jack Soup With Grilled Cheese Croutons

A remarkably creamy-rich soup with a secret. There’s not a drop of cream in it. Bon Appetit Editor Sarah Jampel developed this recipe for the magazine’s “Basically” series. “Basically” focuses on beginner home cooks. Do not be put off by the length of the recipe.…

Watermelon Gazpacho: The Perfect Hot Weather Cooler

Watermelon Gazpacho: The Perfect Hot Weather Cooler

Hats off to Tyler Florence for the inspiration for this recipe. I can’t really claim that I followed Tyler’s recipe. But the basics are his.  It can be made entirely without turning on the stove…with one caveat*.  Everything goes into the blender in easy steps…

Anthony Bourdain’s (Cream of) Mushroom Soup

Anthony Bourdain’s (Cream of) Mushroom Soup

         Anthony Bourdain is an astonishingly good food writer, right up there with MLK Fisher in my book.  Before he became a familiar figure on Television and the star of his former show “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” and “The Layover” and his current one on…

Ribollita, the "Flexitarian" Stew adapted from Mark Bittman in The New York Times

Ribollita, the "Flexitarian" Stew adapted from Mark Bittman in The New York Times

Mark Bittman, “The Flexitarian” Mark Bittman calls himself “The Flexitarian”.  He writes about his food philosophy in The New York Times Dining Out Section once a month.  I am happy to report that from the start Bittman promised that, first and foremost, his new column…