The best soup ideas

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Italian Minestrone soup is a wonderful way to enjoy the goodness of nutritious garden vegetables during the cold winter months.

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

The creamiest mushroom soup that tastes like the canned stuff but it’s healthier, creamier and tastier.

Crock-Pot Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Soup

Come home to the best bowl of soup with zero effort.

Tasty Bruschetta ideas

Portobello Bruschetta with Rosemary Aioli

Caramelizing onions, broiling peppers and whipping up a homemade aioli with fresh herbs adds dimensions of flavor you won't find in a store-bough bruschetta.

Grilled Bruschetta with Teleme, Honey, and Figs

How to toast without an oven: Put your bread on a grill. This sweet Teleme cheese, fig, and honey toast gets so much better with grill lines.

Quick and Easy Breakfast Bruschetta

Who knew? Bruschetta for breakfast is brilliant!

Useful soup cooking tips

Double your recipe

Soups are easy to make in large batches, and are one of the most freezer-friendly dishes around.

Flavor Boosters

If roasting vegetables for making stock deepens flavors, the same holds true for vegetables you're adding to any soup recipe.

The Best Noodles for Chicken Soup

Noodles in chicken noodle soup is a deeply personal matter. Some prefer swirly egg noodles. Others insist linguini is the way to go.

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