soups

WHITE BEAN STEW AND FARRO

MAKES 6 SERVINGS 1 pound dried cannellini beans 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling5 garlic cloves, peeled, divided 1 celery stalk, cut in half lengthwise, leaves reserved 1 large onion, halved from root to stem 1 whole clove (stick it in an …

EMERIL LAGASSE’S WONTON SOUP

MAKES 6-8 SERVINGS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions, plus 3 tablespoons finely chopped10 cups canned  low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 pound ground pork1 egg yolk 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 1/2 …

CAULIFLOWER SOUP

MAKES 6 SERVINGS 2 cups chopped onions1 minced garlic clove 3 cups diced potatoes 1 cup chopped celery 5 cups water 1 cup peeled and chopped carrots 5 cups (1 medium head) cauliflower, chopped 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried dill …

WELSH RAREBIT AND KIELBASA SOUP

MAKES 4 SERVINGS ½ pound (about 1½ cups) kielbasa, sliced diagonally about ¼- to ½-inch thick (see Note)2 cans cheese soup 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 soup can of water 1 (12-ounce) can of beer ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black  pepper ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese …

Tomato Sweet Potato Soup with Rosemary Marcona Almonds

This soup is great whatever the weather. When it’s cool, serve it hot. When it’s hot, serve it cool (and topped with a spoonful of sour cream). Start to finish: 30 minutes MAKES 8 SERVINGS 2 tablespoons olive oil1 medium yellow onion, finely diced 1 …

Mussels Stock

Mussels Stock

Serrano Ham Broth

MAKES 12 OUNCES 10 ounces Serrano ham  or prosciutto, trimmed  of 2/3 of fat 1/4 cup carrots, small dice 1/4 cup celery, small dice 1/4 cup onion, small dice2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 quart water 2 bay leaves 1 handful cilantro Salt and pepper Roughly chop …

FARMERS MARKET IDAHO POTATO STEW

MAKES 14 SERVINGS 4 pounds (4 or 5 large) potatoes,   peeled and cut into   ½-inch cubes1 cup chopped zucchini 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 2 cups chopped onions 2 cups chopped red bell peppers 1 cup water ¼ cup fat-free milk 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 (7-ounce) …

GREEN GUMBO

MAKES 20 SERVINGS 1 cup vegetable oil1½ cups flour 2 medium Spanish   onions, finely chopped 2 celery ribs, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 6 to 12 cloves garlic, to taste 6 ounces Louisiana-style hot sauce 2 tablespoons  granulated garlic 2 tablespoons …