Italian Tomato Soup

Chelsea brought this to a shower and it was pretty amazing. INGREDIENTS: 3 cans Italian Style Tomatoes 1 stick butter 3 small (10.5 oz.) cans tomato sauce 16 oz. heavy whipping cream Italian seasoning to taste INSTRUCTIONS: Simmer 30 minutes Puree Add tomato sauce Simmer to marry (20 minutes) Stir in heavy whipping cream

Chicken Soup – Homemade

Another great version: INGREDIENTS: Mirepoix Ingredients: 3/4 lb. carrots 3/4 lb. celery 1.5 lb. onion 64 oz. chicken broth 32 oz. beef broth 1.5 – 2 lbs cooked chicken breast (diced to 1/3″ cubes). 1 Tbsp Knorr chicken Bullion 1.5 tsp pepper 1 recipe noodles from Chicken and Noodles – Grandma Great’s INSTRUCTIONS: Simmer the… Continue reading Chicken Soup – Homemade

Egg Drop Soup

INGREDIENTS: 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon soy sauce 3 green onions, thinly sliced (separate green tops from white onion) 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock or broth 1 Tablespoons Knorr Chicken Bullion 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (optional) 1/4 cup creamed… Continue reading Egg Drop Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup – Pressure Cooker

This recipe assumes you have already prepared chicken breast. See Chicken Breast and Thighs – Sous Vide. I cook several flats of chicken at a time and freeze it to use later. This recipe makes 4 quarts. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. bag of whole carrots (peeled and diced) 1 lb. bag of celery (cleaned and diced)… Continue reading Chicken Vegetable Soup – Pressure Cooker

Cauliflower Leek Soup

YIELDS: 4 SERVINGS PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS TOTAL TIME: 40 MINS INGREDIENTS: 3 tbsp.  extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, cleaned and white and light green parts thinly sliced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 russet potato, peeled and chopped 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 c. Swanson Chicken Broth Chopped chives, for garnish Crumbled bacon, for garnish DIRECTIONS:… Continue reading Cauliflower Leek Soup

Meat Stock

I use the term meat stock because most recipes can benefit from a generic stock that is neither chicken or beef but a combination of the two. Most store-bought chicken stock is richer than store-bough beef stock. It makes sense because chicken is inexpensive so they can afford to use more real ingredients. Beef stock… Continue reading Meat Stock

Clam Chowder

INGREDIENTS: 6 slices bacon, diced 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 2 stalks celery, diced 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons of flour 1 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 teaspoons fish sauce 4 cups peeled and cubed new or waxy potatoes (1/2″ cubes). ground black pepper to… Continue reading Clam Chowder