The old-fashioned image of a simmering stock pot, bubbling for hours, is seldom seen today. Soup recipes in this book are quick to make and well-suited to modern lifestyles. With easy-to-learn basic knowledge about soup making, anyone can create a wide-ranging variety of soups.
Recipes are gathered into the following categories:
When time is short, the Jump Starts chapter provides virtually instant soups that combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples. A practical section called The Soup Kitchen lists the basic utensils and handy ingredients needed for making great soup anytime and everytime.