Soup: the word conjures up images of comfort and home. It is a universal food, loved by cultures around the world. But how many people today regularly enjoy a true homemade soup? Knack Soup Classics is for those who’d like to join the fortunate few. Featuring 350 full-color photos, and 100 classic recipes plus 250 variations that introduce ethnic flavors and trendy new tastes, it combines instruction and recipes in easy-to-read spreads that help readers easily build their skills with each recipe.
About the Author
Linda Johnson Larsen has the knack! She is the author of many cookbooks, including Knack Quick & Easy Cooking and Knack Grilling Basics, and is the Guide for Busy Cooks at About.com. She has created and tested recipes for major food companies since 1987. Linda has written articles for Woman's Day, and her recipes appeared regularly in Quick & Simple Magazine.
Debi Harbin has the knack! A top food photographer in Orlando, Florida, she is the photographer of Knack Grilling Basics.
Table of ContentsKnack Soup Classics Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Soup Basics Types of Soup Stockpots Slow Cooker Pressure Cooker Food Processor Chapter 2: Gadgets and Accessories Ladles and Spoons Fat Separators Soup Mugs and Bowls Strainers and Sieves Blenders and Whisks Thermoses Chapter 3: How to Thicken and Store Soups Roux Slurries Reduction Purees Cool and Freeze Soup Thaw Soup Chapter 4: Broths and Stocks Chicken Broth Chicken Stock Beef Broth Beef Stock Seafood Stock Vegetable Broth Chapter 5: Chicken and Poultry Soups Chicken Noodle Soup Chicken Dumpling Soup Turkey Bisque Mulligatawny Soup Spicy Chicken Chowder Waterzooie Chapter 6: Beef Soups Beef Barley Soup Vegetable Beef Soup Italian Wedding Soup Beef Borscht Minestrone Albondigas Chapter 7: Pork and Ham Soups Tex-Mex Pork Chowder Bean and Bacon Soup Split Pea Ham Soup Meatball Cheese Chowder Senate Bean Soup Creamy Corn and Bacon Soup Chapter 8: Fish Soups Creole Fish Soup Seafood Corn Chowder Mariner’s Soup Smoked Salmon Bisque Salmon Miso Soup Bourride Chapter 9: Shellfish Soups Manhattan Clam Chowder New England Clam Chowder Shrimp Bisque Oyster Soup Shrimp Mushroom Soup Cioppino Chapter 10: Vegetable Soups Vegetable Rice Soup Cream of Asparagus Soup Chilled Beet Borscht Sweet Potato Soup Beer Cheese Vegetable Soup Creamy French Onion Soup Chapter 11: Gumbos Cajun Gumbo Shrimp Gumbo Chicken Gumbo Sausage Gumbo Gumbo Z'Herbs Vegetarian Gumbo Chapter 12: Tomato Soups Gazpacho Bloody Mary Soup Sun-Dried Tomato Chowder Roasted Tomato Soup Tomato Bisque Three Tomato Pasta Soup Chapter 13: Potato Soups Bacon Potato Chowder Two Potato Chowder Vichyssoise Cream of Potato Soup Loaded Baked Potato Soup Sweet Potato Bisque Chapter 14: Lentil Soups Creamy Lentil Bisque Lentil and Potato Soup Lentil Scotch Broth Lentil Soup Lentil Chickpea Soup Barley Lentil Beef Soup Chapter 15: Mushroom Soups Mushroom Egg Drop Soup Cream of Mushroom Soup Pumpkin Mushroom Bisque Mushroom Wild Rice Chowder Curried Mushroom Bisque Mushroom Barley Soup Chapter 16: Bean Soups Vegetable Bean Soup Pasta e Fagioli Black Bean Soup Ham White Bean Chowder Black-Eyed Pea Soup Tunisian Chickpea Soup Chapter 17: Strictly Vegetarian Soups Vegetarian Minestrone Broccoli Bisque Roasted Pepper Soup Vegetable Barley Soup Squash Bisque Tomato Basil Soup Chapter 18: Farmers’ Market Soups Quinoa Vegetable Soup White Gazpacho Cherry Camembert Soup Cold Pea Mint Soup Berry Barley Soup Creamy Avocado Sorrel Soup Chapter 19: Soups with a Twist Omelette Soup Spinach Root Vegetable Soup Apple Cheddar Soup Mock Turtle Soup Creamy Pear and Brie Soup Melon Berry Soup Chapter 20: Resource Directory Web Sites, TV Shows, &Videos Books & Magazines Equipment Resources Find Ingredients Hotlines & Manufacturers Glossary