Homemade Soup Recipes

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Homemade soup recipes belong in every cooks repertoire. Soups are the simplest one pot meals with balanced flavors and unlimited versatility. Lunch or dinner, by themselves or with a salad or sandwich, everyone has a favorite soup.

The amount of soups available worldwide is quite amazing. Every culture since the invention of waterproof containers 9,000 years ago has had it’s own soups. However we usually hear of the same soups over and over.

The Germans brought to America their potato soup, the Greeks brought avgolemono (egg lemon soup) and the Chinese brought egg drop and wonton soup.

Learn the basics of freezing soup along with tips on cooking soup for the freezer, thawing soup, labeling and storage times.

The fountain of any homemade soup is good broth or stock.

Broth Recipes

  • Vegetable broth is great to keep in the freezer and can be used in any soup that calls for meat broth for vegetarians
  • Chicken broth is simple to make and extremely versatile. The same ingredients work well with turkey and duck also.
  • Beef broth is delicious with veggies like tomatoes and mushrooms. This recipe also works well with lamb or pork.

Soup Recipes

Creamy Turkey Wild Rice Soup This is my favorite way to use leftover turkey, but chicken and be substituted when you don’t have turkey on hand.

This Pumpkin Soup Recipe uses pureed pumpkin with chicken broth and powdered spices so it's hearty, flavorful and super easy to make.

And Erik at Homemade Soup Recipes has instructions for creating your own soup recipes and a ton of complete recipes with instructions you can choose from.

Homemade dumplings are a great addition to many soups. And sweet homemade cornbread also makes a great side dish to round out your meal.

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