Category: Soups

Cream of Mushroom soup with Marsala

Cream of Mushroom soup with Marsala

In the early 1900s there was a chemist Kikunae Ikeda who discovered a fifth taste we have inside our mouths called umami–now mind you there may be more tastes inside our mouths, but that’s a WHOLE ‘nother story and longer blog. In 1908 Ikeda produced […]

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

I swear pear trees are related to the zucchini vine somehow because they are both so prolific. As with most of my recipes for events I always raided my parents’ garden before I came up with ideas what to serve folks. Dad and Mom purposefully […]

Cream of asparagus soup with lemon and thyme

Cream of asparagus soup with lemon and thyme

We always have a barrel tasting event at the winery right before the summer season hits and smack dab in the middle of asparagus season; I have been making this soup for years. My favorite part of this recipe is every time I order the asparagus […]