Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

by Sara on April 14, 2011

Roasted Tomato Soup

I love a good tomato soup. I’ve had excellent tomato soup in restaurants, and okay organic soup from a can…but to me, canned soup always tastes like…the can. I’ve been meaning to make a roasted tomato soup for…too long. I’ve made it before, but I don’t exaggerate when I say it’s been years. Years! Pretty [...]

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Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

by Sara on February 5, 2011

cheesy cauliflower soup

I never used to eat soup, the exception being Campbell’s Homestyle Chicken Noodle when I had a cold. I didn’t dip grilled cheese into tomato soup until I was an adult. And then Panera came along. And Quiznos. I opted for smaller sandwiches and added a side of soup. First, I tried broccoli cheese. Delish! [...]

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Bacon Onion Soup

by Sara on January 3, 2011

bacon onion soup

Most people ring in the New Year with a fancy-pants dinner and dessert. I am not most people. Sure, I’ve cooked the fancier dinners in previous years, or baked the fancy dessert, but this year, that all changed. Remember the French onion soup bowls I posted about on Christmas? Well, I had a hankering to [...]

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Transforming Leftovers: Gratinée Lyonnaise

by Sara on December 2, 2010

French onion soup

I love Anne Willan’s book The Country Cooking of France because besides traditional recipes, it’s rich in both explanations and history. For instance, Anne says, “Parisians have tried to hijack French onion soup, but Lyonnais cooks can plausibly claim title to this bistro classic.” She goes on to say there are two keys to good [...]

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