These Soups Will Make You a Better Cook

In his new cookbook ‘The New Orleans Kitchen,’ chef Justin Devillier makes the case that soups provide an ideal entry point to his city’s cuisine and a solid grounding in culinary techniques

香蕉视频苹果下载 IT BREAKS MY HEART, as a lifelong soup aficionado, to see soup get no respect. Lazy chefs all too often treat the stockpot like a graveyard, throwing in random kitchen scraps and hoping for the best. Those bowls invariably wind up muddled, with indistinguishable bits of sodden vegetables and stringy meat, or worse yet, puréed to the consistency of baby food.

It doesn’t have to be that way. At its best, soup is an expression of the purity of its ingredients and the skill of its maker; it warrants the focus and attention any...

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