the saturday soup – the lust list March 26, 2011
You all are pretty amazing. I’ve been totally overwhelmed by the well wishes, tweets, and emails regarding the new house. It’s been a wild couple weeks (speaking of overwhelming) full of photo shoots, travel and the moving days. We’re now fully in the new place…and I’ll be sharing it with you soon once you can see over the piles of boxes and packing paper. I haven’t quite gotten around to cooking in the new kitchen yet beyond the tuna salad sandwich I made for lunch during a moving break…but I have been doing my best to keep up with the blogs I read. There have been some great soups out there in the past few weeks so I thought I’d do a quick post to get back in the swing of things and share some with you. I’ll be cooking soon and posting some of my own recipes just as soon as I can figure out which box the pots and pans are in!
- I can’t stop thinking about this soup I made for a dinner party last year – The Essence of Tomatoes. It was nothing short of amazing. It’s fancy title fits it – that tomato water is a bit of work but it’s so worth it. I had some great tomatoes down in Florida this week while there for work and it’s got me jonesin’ for this soup and summer gazpacho season.
- As much as I am ready for warm weather produce, it’s currently gray and dreary here in Atlanta. I’ve had this Garlicky Kale with Tortellini Soup by Smith Bites in my recipe bookmarks for some time. Man, would that be good today.
- Veggie Num Num is one of my favorite all-veg blogs and this Potato & Pea Soup has been speaking to me. I love the idea of topping it with the tahini and lemon.
- One of the first things I plan on cooking when I get some free time is this Chickpea Soup with Crispy Croutons that was recently featured on one of my all time favorite blogs, The Wednesday Chef.
- Also on my trip to Florida, my co-workers had a sweet potato bisque that made me think of this Sweet Potato and Orange Soup with Smokey Pecans that I’ve had bookmarked for a while. There is no way this soup & flavor combination could be bad.
- I’ve been rabidly following David and Luise’s journey through Thailand & Vietnam on their lovely blog Green Kitchen Stories. They recently posted a recipe for Tom Kha Tofu that had me swooning.
- Lastly, does Elise ever post a recipe that isn’t awesome? I saw this recipe around St. Patty’s day for Parsnip Soup with Leeks and Parsley…and wanted to make it immediately. Plus, parsnips are way underrated. Right, Chris?