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Soups quite easily reduced to the level of primitive and tasteless meals if they are prepared without adequate training and more importantly without an understanding of their specific properties. It is noticed that to cook delicious soup for many chefs are more difficult than any sophisticated dish. Therefore in most cases soups cooked in a slipshod manner - why bother when a good result anyway not easy to achieve: very often in the dining room and the house soups become the most tasteless unappetizing food. They are eaten because "we need to eat soup" "need to eat something hot" "winter always need to eat the soup " and other similar reasons which are very far from the taste evaluation. And we are so used to it that our banquets gatherings dinner parties birthdays and other occasions usually goes without soups.
In this article we will explore what soup is good for and why along with considerations of different kinds of healthy soup recipes and the benefits of home brewing. The Trouble With Canned Soup When you consider all of the mass-produced over-processed packaged food you can find on supermarket shelves today it might seem like overkill to put a similar blame on canned soup. Surely soup is still good even when canned. Well although canned soup is hardly the worthless junk found in many plastic or metal containers it is still not as good for you as when made from home ingredients. The canning process and the excessive additives and preservatives used can sap much of what is great about soup out of its recipe and leave you with a relatively unhealthy brew. Home-Brewing Gathering the ingredients yourself and putting together your own soup recipes is certainly bound to be healthier than buying pre-made soup off the shelf and you will almost certainly find that it does not really take much more effort.
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A roux of butter and flour may also be used as a thickener. The longer the roux is cooked the darker and more flavorful it becomes. Be careful not to scorch the roux or it will give the soup an unpleasant burned taste. Cream is another alternative to not only thicken but add a luxurious richness to soups. A cornstarch slurry of 1 part cornstarch to 2 parts liquid will also thicken soup; do not boil or the solution will break down. Freezing and Reheating Soup... Most soups freeze beautifully. Consider preparing large batches of soup so that there will be extra to freeze and serve at a later date. Chill soup in the refrigerator and skim off any fat that rises to the surface before freezing. Freezing cream-based soups may cause separation. If the soup does separate while reheating whisk vigorously with a wire whisk or try blending it in a blender for a few minutes to smooth it out. Reheat frozen soups in the microwave or thaw at room temperature and heat in a heavy saucepan over low heat on the stovetop.