The ninth recipe I made for French Fridays with Dorie, from Dorie Greenspan's Around My French Table cookbook, was Leek and Potato Soup, found on pages 66-67. The Soup Queen herself swooned at this one, oh, yes, it was that good. And, just so you know, it's not easy making The Soup Queen swoon as she is very particular about her soups.
Ingredient list: butter, onion, garlic, leeks, potatoes, fresh thyme, fresh sage, chicken broth, and milk. I also used chives and croutons from her "optional toppings" list.
These seem like lowly, mundane, common, everyday things, don't they? Well, I agree...but Dorie magically transforms them into a wonderful, wonderful soup that leaves you anticipating each spoonful...something a good soup will do down to the very last one in the bowl. Don't believe me? Give it a try...and this cold weather just screams "soup season!"
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