November 2014 Live Blissful Sweet Potato Red Lentil And Piquillo Pepper Soup Vegan Gluten Free Soy Free Nut Free
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Wine should be added at a ratio of no more than 1/4 cup of wine to 1 quart of soup. Beer is also a good addition to soups and stews. A good rule of thumb is 1 cup of beer to 3 cups of soup. Freeze the liquids drained from canned mushrooms or vegetables for later use in soups or stews. Since liquids boil at a lower temperature at high altitudes cooking time may need to be extended at altitudes above 2500 feet. Soups and stews should only simmer while cooking never brought to a hard boil. "Is it soup yet?" Naturally the best soups are made with a base of homemade broth and fresh ingredients but this method can be very time-consuming and labor intensive. If you like time spent in the kitchen preparing soup may be reduced by using canned or frozen broths and vegetables while still yielding an excellent product. Remember there are no really good quick soup recipes because any truly good soup needs time during preparation for flavor to fully develop. Always plan on providing enough time to prepare a really good soup or stew.
Plus a functionality. The lid keeps your soup warm there s a notch for your ladle the handles and lid make carrying hot liquid safer and the tureen s materials are often designed to help hold in heat. One of our Soup and Supply cooks at one point had four soup tureens in her personal kitchen. Each offered a different look allowing her to match the tureen to the soup or occasion. Her choices included an elegant tureen for formal occasions rustic tureen for hearty/earthy soups exotic for some her more adventuresome soups and her favorite a basic traditional homey tureen that was perfect for a classic soup such as Turkey & Noodles. We re always hunting for new ones to feature let us know if you find one that s truly unusual. Soup Bowls: Every passionate soup chef is aware that the bowls need to match the soup even more so than your soup tureen.
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To avoid overcooking starchy ingredients like potatoes pasta and rice heat thawed soup only long enough to warm throughout. Miscellaneous Soup Making Tips and Info... If the soup is not intended as the main course count on one quart of soup to serve six adults. As a main dish plan on two servings per quart. A hot soup will help recondition the palate between meal courses or after consumption of alcoholic beverages. Ideally cold soups should be served in chilled dishes. Adjust seasonings of cold soups just before serving. Chilled foods tend to dull the taste buds and will require more seasoning than hot soups. Be aware that herbs will have a more intense flavor if added at the end of the long cooking process. Savory soups and stews always taste better if made a day or two in advance refrigerated and then reheated just prior to serving. Wine is a wonderful flavor addition to soups and stews. When using wine in soup use less salt as the wine tends to intensify saltiness.