Soup Week: Broccoli Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Oh, we’ve got broccoli on the brain this week! Yesterday Megan posted a delicious recipe for Emeril’s Broccoli and Cheese Soup, just as I was putting the finishing touches on this post, for Rachel Allen’s Broccoli Soup with Parmesan Crisps.   It makes sense! Broccoli soup is the perfect dish for the tail-end of winter, with all the warming qualities … Continue reading

Soup Week: Broccoli and Cheese Soup

For the second day of soup week here at The Secret Ingredient, I chose a recipe featuring one of my favorite ingredients of all time: Cheese. Often during winter when I leave the office to buy lunch, I come back with a big cup of broccoli cheddar soup from the nearby Au Bon Pain. But … Continue reading

Soup Week: Chicken, Potato, and Leek Soup

While New Yorkers are still cursing the effects of yet another snowstorm (Really, Mother Nature? Again??), here at The Secret Ingredient we’re busy making lemons into lemonade…er, water into soup…oh, you get the idea! To kick off Soup Week, I turned to Rick Rodgers’s timely cookbook, Winter Gatherings, for some inspiration and he certainly did … Continue reading