stone soup

Stone Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb ground beef/turkey1 bay leaf1 can of whole tomatoes½ teaspoon of pepper1 teaspoon of salt¼ teaspoon of basil½ cup of chopped onion1 cup of cut up carrots1 cup of cut up celery1 cup of cut up potatoes1 cut up bell pepper DIRECTIONS: 1.  Brown meat, onion and bell pepper in a skillet. 2.  Transfer to […]

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Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup à la Jean

Prep Time: 30 minCook Time:  40 minReady In:  70 minServings:  6 people INGREDIENTS: 3½ pounds of ripe tomatoes2 Tablespoons unsalted butter2 cloves garlic, minced1 cup finely chopped onion1½ cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves1½ teaspoons kosher salt¼ teaspoons ground black pepper1½ cups finely shredded Gruyére or Emmentaler cheese (6 oz)½ cup whipping cream DIRECTIONS: 1.  Peel all but one

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Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

Prep Time:  10 minServings:  6 people INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs fresh broccoli, rinsed, bottom end removed & chopped in large pieces1 ½ quarts regular strength chicken broth½ teaspoon white pepper1 Tablespoon lemon zestSalt to taste2 Tablespoons butter¼ cup heavy cream (optional) DIRECTIONS: 1.  In a large pot, bring the chicken stock and white pepper to a boil. 2.  Add broccoli.

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Potato Soup

Patricia’s Red Potato Soup

Prep Time: 20-30 minCook Time: 5-10 minReady In:  25-40 minServings: 6 people INGREDIENTS: At least 4 (sometimes 5-6) Large Red Potatoes, peeled & sliced1 large onion, chopped1 stick of butter¼ cup flour1 can chicken broth1 can evaporated milk DIRECTIONS: 1.  Cook potatoes until soft. Drain, set aside in large skillet. 2.  Saute onions in butter. Stir in flour, then broth and

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