Horseradish Cheddar Beer Soup

As a Canadian with a wife from Wisconsin, there is certainly never a shortage of cheese or beer in our house. This delicious soup incorporates both into a dish like nothing you’ve probably ever tasted before. This vegetable broth based soup is hearty, filling and delicious. With a bit of bite from the horseradish, and […]

Minestrone alla Emiliana: The Big Northern Soup

                                                    Minestrone literally means ‘big soup’ in Italian (minestra [soup] + -one). I.e. the soup with many ingredients. There is no set recipe for minestrone, since it is often made out of whatever vegetables are in season or available from region to region. It can be vegetarian, or contain meat. Emilia is a region of […]

Mushroom Soup en Croûte

En croûte is a French term referring to food that is wrapped or covered with pastry and then baked. Although she didn’t know it had such a fancy name, a friend requested I hunt down a recipe for “mushroom soup with a pastry bubble on top that you break through to eat”. The recipe below […]