Whether it's a bowl of chicken soup when you're sick, a thick and hearty gumbo in winter, or a refreshing gazpacho on a hot summer day, soup is a timeless favorite. In Soup of the Day, Ellen Brown presents more than 150 classic and inventive recipes, most of which were collected from top restaurants across the nation. Try the Tortilla Soup from Fearing's in Dallas, the Cream of Celery Soup from Bayona in New Orleans, the Cheddar Soup with Bacon from The Soupbox in Chicago, or Ellen's own New England Clam Chowder. With the recipes are explanations on how to create great stocks, cook perfect garnishes, and even bake delicious breads. Make your favorite or try something new -- it's a soup lover's dream!
About the Author
Ellen Brown is a versatile and respected author and recipe developer. She gained national limelight more than thirty years ago as the founding food editor of USA Today, and is the author of more than thirty-five cookbooks, including Scoop, Mac & Cheese, Soup of the Day, and Donut Nation. For the last six years she has written a popular weekly column for the Providence Journal, and profiles of her have appeared in the Washington Post, Coastal Living, and the Miami Herald. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Written with enough spunk to make you want to haul out your favorite pot and check what's in your pantry. Truly this is a book that you will use. Full of recipes, some familiar, some bracingly new, encouraging in terms of time and prep, and levels above the tomato-stained old soup book in your stack.” Edible Boston