Soup & Comfort: A Cookbook of Homemade Recipes to Warm the Soul

Soup & Comfort: A Cookbook of Homemade Recipes to Warm the Soul

by Pamela Ellgen


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The answer to your dinnertime dilemma. Family-friendly soups to satisfy your soul—and stomach.

To close the coldest, bone-chilling day or soothe the roughest afternoon, turn to Soup & Comfort for hearty classics, international favorites, and inventive updates.

Packed with pages of nourishing, emotionally satisfying soups and stews using affordable, fresh, easy-to-find ingredients (No bouillon cubes here!), every recipe in this soup cookbook caters to a wide variety of dietary preferences and tastes, from tantalizing vegetarian versions to gluten-free options.

Featuring full-color photos, Soup & Comfort explores the many ways that homemade soup can nourish body and soul, with:

  • 135 mouthwatering recipes, from comfort classics like Grandma’s Chicken Noodle to international flavors like Chicken Faux Pho
  • Time-saving tips for making great stocks and preparing perfect garnishes
  • Convenient fix-and-forget slow cooker recipes plus handy soup tips to liven leftovers

From chilled soups to chowders, Soup & Comfort offers something for everyone to enjoy—one spoonful at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943451005
Publisher: Arcas Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Pages: 225
Sales rank: 551,484
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Pamela Ellgen is a food blogger, certified personal trainer, and author of several books on cooking, nutrition, and fitness. Her work has been published in Huffington Post, LIVESTRONG, Darling Magazine, and She lives in California with her husband and two sons. When she’s not in the kitchen, she enjoys practicing yoga, surfing, and exploring the local farmer’s market.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

1 Satisfying Soups for Everyone 13

2 Stocks, Broths & Clear Soups 27

3 Chilled Soups 41

4 Pureed Soups 61

5 Pasta & Grain-Based Soups 89

6 Seafood Soups & Chowders 111

7 Meaty Soups, Stews & Chili 138

8 Vegetarian. Soups & Stews 167

9 Salads, Sandwiches & Soup Toppings 195

Appendix A The Dirty Dozen & the Clean Fifteen 225

Appendix B Measurement Conversions 226

Acknowledgments 227

Glossary 228

References 250

Recipe Index 251

Index 253

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From the Publisher

Filled with cozy recipes and fresh stories, Soup & Comfort is a must-have guide for families dealing with allergies or special diets. Gather around the soup pot and ladle up healthy goodness for all.—Stephanie Weaver, MPH, author of The Migraine Relief Plan and

Soup & Comfort takes me on an airfare-free journey filled with delicious soups from different corners of the world, dolloped with heart-warming glimpses of her life stories.—Soe Thein, Southeast Asian food blogger at

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