Synopses & Reviews
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 and 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 and 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 and Shellfish Soups
* Fruit and 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.
With unusual recipes for homemade bisques, chowders, gumbos, stews, and more, this delightful book is perfect for cooks of all levels. Nothing satisfies like soup and, with this collection, readers will have a soup for every occasion.
From entr,e soups using meats, fish, and vegetables to sweet soups using fruits, cooks will find delightful variety in Hobson's 214 traditional and unusual recipes.
About the Author
Phyllis Hobson is the author of several Storey Books and Garden Way Publishing titles including Satisfying Soups, Making and Using Dried Foods, Raising a Calf for Beef, and Tan Your Hide! She lives in Zapata, Texas.
Table of Contents
Preparation and Storage Tips
Dried Bean Soups
Fish and Shellfish Soups
Fruit and Sweet Soups