Hot Soups Posts

How To: Make creamy sweet potato soup

In this video, we learn how to make creamy sweet potato soup. Ingredients include: 2 sweet potatoes, 2 c pumpkin, 2 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 large chopped onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1/2 c rose wine, 1/2 c cream, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp olive oil. First, peel the potatoes, then cut them into cubes. Next, saute the garlic and celery root with oil for one minute. Then, add the carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin and continue to stir. Then, add some fresh thyme, chicken stock, and...

How To: Make Cuban Sopa de Platano (plantain soup)

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Cuban Sopa de Platano (plantain soup). Ingredients are: 4 c chicken broth, 1 chopped onion, 1 carrot, 1 celery rib, 4 garlic cloves, 2 large plantains, 1 bay leaf, salt, 1/2 c cilantro, and 1 lime. Once you have prepared all your ingredients, add the onion, celery, and carrots to a pan with olive oil. Saute these, then add in the garlic and mix together with the chicken broth. From here, add in the bay leaf, then the salt and bring to a boil. Add in the ...

How To: Make instant hot tomato rasam

In this video we learn how to make tomato rasam. You will need: 2 tsp ghee, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/8 tsp asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, 1/4 tsp crushed black peppercorns, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tomato soup can, 1 tsp tamarind paste, salt, 1 tsp rasam powder, and cilantro. First, heat up the ghee in a pan. Then, add in the mustard seeds and let them pop. From here, add in the asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, garlic, and black peppercorns and mix together. Then, add in the...

How To: Make Korean spicy beef soup

In this video, we learn how to make Korean spicy beef soup. First, you will make the broth by adding 10.5 c water with 5 garlic cloves, 8 oz beef brisket, 2 onions, 2 green onions, and black pepper corns. Cook for 45 on high, then move onto boiling your vegetables. Boil the fernbrake and fero stems until they are soft. After this, boil the mung beans with a pinch of salt for 5 minutes with the cover on, then drain. Go back to the beef and remove it from the broth, then drain the broth. When a...

How To: Make dumpling soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make dumpling soup. First, add in your soup bones to a large pot, then add in ginger, green onion, shitake mushrooms, 1 tbsp onion powder, soy sauce, salt, and 1 gallon of water. Let this come to a boil on the stove for 5-7 minutes. After this, skim the fat from the top of the soup and then let simmer with a cover for 1 hour. While this is cooking, take 1 lb of ground beer and pour over 1 tbsp oyster sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, soy sauce, and bok choy. U...

How To: Cook Pho Ga like a restaurant chef

The national dish of Vietnam, Pho, is an amazing dish that you can have at any time of the day, preferably in the cold weather! In this video you will learn how to make Pho Ga, a version of Pho with chicken instead of beef. Chef Mai Pham shows you how to cook the Pho the best way and techniques for cutting the vegetables and spices properly.

How To: Make a traditional Vietnamese Pho

Pho (pronounced Fa) is a fantastic traditional Vietnamese dish, a little on the spicy side, but oh so good! Instead of going out to a Vietnamese restaurant to buy some, why not make your own!? In this video you will learn how to make a traditional version of Pho that will be searing your tastebuds in no time!

How To: Make a savory and thick French onion soup

What better way to get your greasiness on than with a thick and juicy French onion soup? Though the rich French dish is a little too oily for some, we love it because of the delicious flavor balance between the crunchy bread, warm, caramelized onions, and thickened cheese topping.

How To: Make traditional Japanese udon noodle soup with vegetables and chicken

'Udon' means 'thick', and udon noodle soup is a traditional Japanese dish known for it's thick rice noodles. This delicious soup is made with dashi, mirin, soy sauce, fresh vegetables, chicken and shellfish. The tutorial shows you how to start by making the dashi broth, boiling and blanching the vegetables, and then cooking the meat for a soup that's a meal by itself.

How To: Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the year winter, spring, summer, and fall or for lunch or dinner or even a snack. My wife and I created this recipe because she was pregnant and had to follow a low sodium diet. This recipe is not just for women who are pregna...

How To: Make a succulent bistro French onion soup

We haven't met - or rather, our tongues haven't met yet - a French onion soup that we haven't liked. Just thinking about this oily soup dish makes our mouth water: Creamy cheese floating on top, delicious, drenched kernels of onions, and of course the rich amber-hued soup.

How To: Make beef stew in two hours

In this tutorial, Heather Johnston teaches us how to make beef stew in two hours. First, you will need to brown your meat in a skillet after cutting them into 1 inch pieces. After these are browned, add in onions, celery, carrots, mushrooms, and any other vegetables you prefer in a separate pot. Now, sprinkle flour and salt over the vegetables to thicken it up, then stir while it browns. Now, add your meat back into the pot with any juices and mix together. Now, you can add in 1 tbsp fresh th...

How To: Make Moroccan lamb, apricot and ground almond stew

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Moroccan lamb, apricot and ground almond stew. First, put olive oil inside of a pan and wait until it gets hot, then place lamb inside and let it brown. Next, take these out and set aside, then add in 1 c chopped onions and 1 tbsp garlic to the pan the meat was just in. Cook this for five minutes, then add in the meat and juices back to the pot. Now, add in chicken stock to fill the pot, then add in a bit of salt. Next, add in orange zest, orange juice, ...

How To: Make leek and potato soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make leek and potato soup. To make this, you will need: large leeks, onion, butter, vegetable stock, milk, salt, and pepper. First, cut up your leeks and place them into a pan and add in the butter. Make sure all the leeks are covered in butter while you are frying them. After this, add in salt and pepper, then cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Next, add in your vegetable stock and milk to the pan. Next add in mash to thicken up the mixture. After this, sco...

How To: Cook Japanese beef stew

In order to prepare Japanese beef stew, you will need the following: black beer, carrots, celery, garlic, flour, 400 grams of beef, tomato puree, mustard, lemon, black pepper, salt, brown sugar, and onions.

How To: Cook whole brown lentil soup (aka voseph shorba)

Do you know what voseph shorba is? You may know it by the simple name of lentil soup, and this video will show you a great recipe for it, which includes tons of onions, lentils, water, salt, mint, noodles, crushed pepper, and olive oil. It's a really simple soup to make— even the novice cook can prepare this delicious soup!

How To: Cook a homestyle clam chowder with quahogs or large cherrystones

Sure, you've probably eaten New England clam chowder plenty of times, straight from the can on your local grocery store's shelf. But that's no way to eat a chowder. You have to make it fresh and homemade, right in your own kitchen. The best chowders are made with the freshest ingredients and patience. Jasper White shares his recipe from "The Summer Shack Cookbook", for what is truly a classic homestyle clam chowder. How does he makes it without a thickener? Watch and learn from a master.

How To: Make New Orleans style gumbo with scallops

You can't get better gumbo than in Louisiana, but if you, like us, can't make it out there anytime soon then the best way to soak up the savory and spicy flavor of Louisiana is to bring Louisiana home to you. Gumbo, a very thick and deep stew consisting of meat, vegetables, and more chili powder than most of us would deem safe, is a tradtional Lousiana dish.

How To: Make easy homemade chicken noodle soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade chicken noodle soup. First, grab a large pot and add in 2 large chicken breasts. After this, add in 1/2 onion, 2 celery stalks, 2 carrots, and 2 sprigs of fresh parsley. Next, pour in water and add in garlic powder, black pepper, salt, and poultry seasoning. Bring the mixture to a boil then cover and let simmer for one hour. After an hour, skim off any foam that is on the top. When finished, remove the chicken and then pick the meat off the bone...

How To: Cook homemade Vietnamese pho tai (beef & noodle soup)

Pho. If you haven't heard of this Vietnamese soup, you've got to run and try it… NOW. Okay, you don't have to run to the local pho eatery, you can make your own homemade version right in your own kitchen. In this video series from the chose "Cooking with Maily", you'll learn how to make the pho tái version of this wonderful soup. Pho tái means noodle soup with raw beef fillets, which cook when placed inside the hot liquid. It's quite a treat, and if you love soup, you'll love this. Maybe you'...

How To: Sweet and hearty beef strew

In this video, we learn how to make sweet and hearty beef stew with Janice and Liz. You will need: peas, carrots, mushrooms, meat, tomato sauce, cider vinegar, maple syrup, and salt. Place these all into a slow cooker on low and let sit for around 6 hours. To finish the stew, add in a bit of flour and milk to thicken it. When you are finished, don't leave the meal out for more than 2 hours before placing the leftovers in the fridge. If you leave it out for too long, bacteria will start to gro...

How To: Make creamy leek soup

In this tutorial, learn how to make a nice, creamy soup that is full of healthy veggies. This leek soup is delicious and perfect for a cold night in. This incredibly healthy dish will fill you up for an entire lunch or dinner or serve as a great side dish or snack. Enjoy!

How To: Make Tuscan seafood stew from scratch

In this tutorial, Chef Anne Burrell teaches you how to make a deliciously fishy Tuscan stew for any occasion. Chef Burrell makes the entire meal from scratch and lets you in on all of her little secrets. The stew is fresh and full of flavor that your whole family will love! Enjoy this dish alone or with a bigger meal and you will have everyone coming back for seconds!