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Soups, Broths, Chowders & Bisques

Soup is all about contrasts: Hot and aromatic, it's the ultimate winter comfort food. Chilled, a Spanish gazpacho is a summertime revelation. Either way, soup is a feast for the senses that soothes and satisfies.
  1. Puréed Soups (9)
  2. Chowders (3)
  3. Clear Soups (7)

Turkey and Four Bean Chili Recipe
This easy turkey chili recipe features four different kinds of beans. Canned beans will work just fine, and the seasonings will yield a medium spicy chili.

Beef and Four Bean Chili Recipe
This easy beef chili recipe features four different kinds of beans. Canned beans will work just fine, and the seasonings will yield a medium spicy chili.

Senate Bean Soup Recipe
A version of this classic bean soup has been served in the U.S. Senate dining room for over 100 years. It's made with Navy beans or Great Northern beans.

How To Make Puréed Soups: Basic Procedure
These are the general steps for making basic puréed soups from fresh vegetables such as carrots, cauliflower, celery, asparagus and so on.

How To Make Toasted Croutons
These simple toasted croutons make a great garnish for practically any soup, and they add a delicious crunch, too.

Step-By-Step: How To Make Roux
One of the most common thickeners for sauces and soups is a mixture of equal parts fat and flour called roux. Here you'll see how to make a roux using clarified butter.

French Onion Soup
With its thick crust of bubbly melted Gruyere cheese, French onion soup is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Browning the onions slowly is the key to making it.

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