Soups & Sweet 5.24.12

Sorry for taking so long to post this weeks soups!  The summer like weather this weekend made me feel like I was on vacation!  BBQ at Grand Isle State Park, swimming in the lake, roasted marshmallows, ah….

The weather looks to be warm on Thursday.  In order to keep you cool & fed this weeks soups will be “summer” soups.

Gazpacho…a special request…lots of veggies, chopped by hand, tossed in a sherry vinegar marinade and chilled in a fresh-flavored tomato broth.  Ingredients:  best quality canned tomatoes, red bell peppers, cucumbers, vidalia onion, garlic, kosher slat, sherry vinegar, tomato juice, hot pepper sauce, ice cubes, black pepper & olive oil.  Garnished w. chopped tomatoes, chopped cukes, cilantro & chopped red pepper.  ADD GRILLED SHRIMP for 2.  Vegetarian, Vegan (minus the grilled shrimp!) & Gluten Free.  13. per quart, 15. w. shrimp. Served w. crusty bread

Cauliflower Vichyssoise…this maybe eaten chilled as “vichyssoise” or hot as “cream of cauliflower”…Ingredients:  butter, leeks, thyme, bay leaves, kosher salt, black pepper, ground nutmeg, cauliflower, veggie stock, itty bit of heavy cream, whole milk, chopped parsley & chopped scallions & chopped chives.  Garnished w. garlic dill croutons.  13. per quart served w. bread

Sweet Treat: Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake (contains pecans) 2. per slice

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