Soups aren’t necessarily seasonal, but there’s something about fall that gets our editors stewing up these recipes in their home kitchens.
Thick and hearty and powerful enough to knock the winter doldrums unconscious.
Winter produce doesn’t have to dreary. With recipes like this one for rich roasted parsnip and sweet potato soup from Karol Lu, a competitive cooking veteran, you can dine like a king, even in the coldest months.
Whether it’s pronounceable or not, this soup (compliments of Rick Field of Rick’s Picks and found on page 36 of Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook) is a real winner on crisp autumn days.
Eleven Madison Park has been in the news lately regarding the–some would say–radical changes to the menu, the presentation, the atmosphere, the prices. But a few weekends ago I was able to sample some of Daniel Humm’s food in a simpler setting.
Here’s a recipe from the current issue of Edible Manhattan for gazpacho (read the whole story here), which jazzes up the classic soup with anise hyssop leaves–available at the Greenmarket if you don’t have a field to forage it in.
Tomorrow night at 6:30 we’re going to co-host a potluck at The Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg. It’s in honor of their fifth anniversary, and we glommed on to the party, since we just came out with a cookbook. We’re trying to lure not just each of you to come and bring a dish to share, but also to convince the ever-amazing pickler Rick Field to come and to bring his Polish Potato Potage with Brined Croutons, featured on page 36 of Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook and made with his People’s Pickle.