Cold Curried Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

Cold Curried Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

Ingredients 3/4 cup finely chopped scallion (about 1 bunch) 1 small onion, chopped (about 2/3 cup) 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh gingerroot 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced thin (about 4 cups) 2...
Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Ingredients 8 cups finely diced seedless watermelon, (about 6 pounds with the rind) (see Tip) 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 3 tablespoons red-wine...
Chilled Summer Borscht

Chilled Summer Borscht

It’s hard to resist the brilliant, gem tones of this classic chilled soup. Beyond the visual appeal are the honey-and-spice notes of fresh summer beets infused with tangy-sweet balsamic vinegar, cracked pepper and fresh dill. As if that’s not enough for your senses,...
Blueberry Soup

Blueberry Soup

A simple version of a Scandinavian fruit soup. This can also be served as a sauce over ice cream, frozen yogurt or pudding. Ingredients 1 1-pound bag frozen unsweetened blueberries 1 cup water 5 tablespoons sugar 2 1/4-inch-thick lemon slices 1 cinnamon stick Pinch of...
Watercress Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

Watercress Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

Ingredients Mushrooms 10 large shiitake mushrooms 1 bulb green garlic, minced 1/2 bunch oregano, minced (reserve stems for optional mushroom stock) 1/4 cup good olive oil 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar (or rice vinegar with a bit of honey) Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil...
Melon Ball Punch

Melon Ball Punch

Ingredients 25.4 oz Sparkling white grape juice 2 cups clear lemon lime flavored soda (I used Sprite) 1 cup lemonade (I used Simply) 1 small ripe watermelon 1 small ripe cantaloupe 1 small ripe honeydew melon fresh mint leaves 2 limes, sliced, plus more for garnish if...