this is how you start-------------------------->
cut up 2 medium butternut squahes
2 granny smith apples
1 lg. white onion
2 garlic cloves
put all of this in your soup pot
then add 2 cups white wine
and cover with water
add 2 bay leaves
some fresh cracked black pepper
let all of this simmer away with the butternut is soft
then blend it up
season with salt
add 1 1/2 c. heavy cream
and 4 T butter
there you have it, DELICOUSNESS!
you could put fresh granny smith apples and blue cheese crumbles
a tartare of fresh strawberries and fresh thyme
bacon, caramelized onions and mushrooms
You could turn this into a whole other soup!
Make the soup above
and then do this:
1 white onion diced
2 stalks celery
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups corn
in a blender puree 3 c corn with 1 c heavy cream
and salt pepper
then deglaze pan with 1 can of beer
(or white wine if you would rather)
and 1 1/2 qts. of butternut soup
season....and there you have it...sweet corn chowder!
its a TWO-fer!!!
HAPPY & JOYOUS cooking!