Thursday, September 06, 2007

Comfort Foods.....

I don't know if you remember a post sometime ago about this restaurant, but I wanted to share with you......ONE OF THE BEST SOUPS I HAVE EVER MADE!!!!!!! My sis bought the cookbook and passed on the I want to share it with you:D This recipe is for "Creamy Spinach and Bacon Soup".......just perfect for approaching Fall!!!!!

Creamy Spinach and Bacon Soup

12 slices bacon, cut into small pieces
3 cups mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 tsp. minced garlic
2 cups water
3 TBS. chicken base
1-10 oz. pkg. frozen spinach
thawed and drained
1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, cubed
2 cups whipping cream
6 cups milk
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/2 cup water
3 TBS. cornstarch

In a large pot, combine bacon, mushrooms, onion, and garlic, cook over medium-high heat until bacon is cooked and vegetables are tender. Add water, chicken base and next 6 ingredients and cook, stirring grequently to prevent scorching. Mix cornstarch with water. When mixture becomes very hot, add cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly until creamy.
yield: 12 cups

If you like these ingredients, you will love this wonderful soup! You might want to take a look at the "Blue Owl" website. They have been featured on the Food Network and other places.......just click here:


Anonymous said...

This recipe sounds DELICOUS!!! Thanks for sharing :)

Ulla said...

Sounds yummy! But truly those desserts look wonderful!!! (f.y.i. the doll head was a pre-sculpted mold that I then painted - thanks for your comment!)

FrostingsNSparkles said...

Everything looks scrupmtious!!

Jeannene said...

HI, came from Mica's and saw your question...BLONDIE SPENCE from VINTAGE PRIMITIVES is who you contact for this contribution. I will email you her link if I get a chance. By the way...i am Mica's sister in law, Jeannene


Jeannene said...

Hello, I hope this will helps you
out...this is her link to her blog, she handles all pictures and Contribution offerings.

(if you already got help from Mica...just disregard my help...LOL!!")

Have a lovely Weekend!!

karin (creativechaos) said...

I LOVE soup. I am definitely going to make this. The dresses and outfits you have been making are adorable. Those vintage feedsack dresses are to cute!

PAT said...

This is on our list of things to do, this fall. It's been years since we were in Kimmswick!