On 5/13/2012 9:59 AM, chet wrote:
> Going to try my hand at potato soup, will use a stick blender to get it
> a smooth type rather than chunk style, so the basic recipe starts with
> butter in the pan with onions some flour, than add broth, and potatoes
> that are already baked and then the stick blender, as for seasonings,
> other than salt & pepper, I noticed some use crushed leaf tyme, most
> recipes don't use tyme, anyone here ever make potatoe soup, does tyme
> enhance the flavor for the soup and other seasonings I am missing.
> trying to keep away from bacon fat and the bacon, sor of keeping it as
> healthy as possible.
A large number of recipes involve cheddar cheese and ham or bacon. I
know you don't want bacon. I haven't seen thyme very often but some
recipes use fennel and that sounds good to me. The cold soup Vichyssoise
Jim Silverton (Potomac, MD)
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