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Leeks

Leeks

Leeks, known scientifically as Allium porrum, are related to garlic, onions, shallots, and scallions. Leeks look like large scallions, having a very small bulb and a long white cylindrical stalk of tightly wrapped, layered leaves.  With a more delicate and sweeter flavor than onions, leeks add a subtle touch to recipes without overpowering the other flavors that are present. (more…)

Soupe Au Pistou

Soupe au Pistou

From an old (2001!) Cuisine Magazine recipe, this French garden soup makes 10 cups and is perfect as we transition into Fall. Pistou is the French version of Italian pesto, which should be made a day ahead, chilled, and stirred into the soup before serving. Give it a try! (more…)

Spring Garden Soup

Spring Garden Soup

Another great soup recipe from The Victory Garden Cookbook by Marian Morash.  It serves 4-6.  Use 2 leeks (white and light green parts only) in lieu of scallions.  For herbs, parsley, thyme, or tarragon is recommended. (more…)

Broccoli Leaf Soup

Broccoli Leaf Soup

This is a simple soup that is simply good. The farina makes it creamy without the extra calories of cream. Make a large batch, and freeze the extra for another day! To make the soup even more healthy, replace the butter with olive oil. (more…)

Celeriac Soup

Celeriac Soup

A fairly easy and quick recipe for those cold Winter days, courtesy of the Food Network Magazine. As presented, the recipe serves 4. (more…)

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

If we are lucky enough to get broccoli leaves, they are perfect in this soup. If not, feel free to just use broccoli. This will be a very dark green soup. (more…)

Celery Root Bisque

Celery Root Bisque

With fall definitely in the air, here is an earthy soup that can readily be doubled and frozen for even chillier days (or nights) ahead. As presented from cooks.com, serves 4.

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Simple Broccoli Soup

Simple Broccoli Soup

This simple soup is equally good hot or cold; with the temperatures climbing well into the 80s and 90s this week, it is quick and easy to make on the stove. You can readily omit the potatoes for a lighter version. A small dollop of sour cream or crème fraiche before serving is a nice compliment to the soup. The recipe serves 4-6. (more…)