Recipes — soup

Annie Kuster

Cedar Planked Butternut Squash Soup

Cedar Planked Butternut Squash Soup

This is how to make a delicious and seasonally-appropriate soup starring smoked butternut squash and a cedar grilling plank. Ingredients 2 Cedar Planks 1 butternut squash 6 strips of thick-cut bacon ½ onion, diced 1 apple, diced 1 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup heavy cream 2 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken broth 2 tablespoons of chili powder Fresh thyme Fresh ground pepper Kosher salt Directions Soak planks in hot tap water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat Grill.  Medium-High Heat. 350-400 degrees F. Prep. Carefully split squash down the middle, scoop out seeds. Rub cut side of squash with salt and...

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Annie Kuster

Cedar Plank Smoked Ham and Potato Chowder

Cedar Plank Smoked Ham and Potato Chowder

I do this strange thing- I'll open up the fridge and stare intently into the depths. Nothing will pique my interest, so I wander off, only to be back in that same spot 10 minutes later. Again, I assess the contents of the refrigerator- oddly enough, nothing has changed. There is still a couple red potatoes, two carrots, celery, and a bit of wilty-looking basil. And a cured ham that I bought "just 'cause" about a week ago. Hmmm. What to do... soup! We're gonna plank that ham and make a Cold Weather Ham and Potato Chowder. Quick- go get...

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