We had a spring snow yesterday in Edinburgh and were in need of a comforting and warming dish. This potato and leek soup was just the ticket. It's surprisingly simple with only 8 ingredients and you can have it on the table in about 30 minutes. This is a classic UK dish tastes a little bit like the baked potato soup we are familiar with in the U.S. with perhaps more subtle flavors. It's perfect with a big slice of buttered bread!...more
I grew up on a potato farm in southern Idaho and worked on the harvesters during the fall. I love the tubers baked, mashed, boiled, fried, in casseroles, and in soups. My Idaho potato soup recipe that has been published in several cookbooks. Add corn bread, a salad, and apple crisp for a festive fall meal. Ignore the carbs. Be happy....more
This is by far my most requested soup recipe and it’s amazing and warm and perfect for cold winter nights. My family loves it and so do their friends. Matter of fact, Emily has two friends that request this almost every time they come over! I love that!...more
When Meatless Monday also happens to be Christmas Eve, I'm guessing an easy slow cooker soup might be just the thing for busy cooks. This Slow Cooker Potato Soup from Budget Bytes is made from ingredients you probably keep on hand, and most people would gobble this up with no clue it was a Meatless Monday dinner. Beth did use a little chicken base to add flavor, but you can sub vegetable base if you prefer. She also used potatoes with skins (which look a little bit like ham in the photo) but if you have kids, the soup might be an easier sell without the potato skins.
I squinted down at the bowlful of white glop in front of me then up at the waitress. I asked, “Where’s the cheese?” “What cheese?” “The cheese! The cheese! How can you have baked potato soup without cheese?” ...more