Refreshing & Easy to Make While the weather’s warm, I make gazpacho every week and keep it in the fridge, and love pureeing cucumber, dill, yogurt, hot chile, lemon juice and celery into a classic Turkish summer soup. But vichyssoise has the sexiest story. In 1950, Louis Diat, the great chef at New York City’s Ritz-Carlton… Read More →
Fresh Pea Soup By Andrew Zimmern This fresh pea soup is a celebration of spring in a bowl. You can use frozen peas if you must, but shelling your own peas is worth the extra step.
Chilled Potato & Leek Soup By Andrew Zimmern What can I say, I love chilled soups in the summer and always have a pitcher of gazpacho or vichyssoise on hand for snacking. This recipe is a classic, smooth-and-creamy potato-leek soup that works well as an appetizer or main course on a hot summer night.
My Best Recipes for Spring Produce I love hearty meals in a bowl as much as the next guy, but it’s time to swap out beef stew and chili for recipes highlighting fresh spring produce. Here in the upper Midwest, we love anything that comes out of the ground as early asparagus, morels, ramps and rhubarb. And… Read More →
Easter Menu Inspiration Easter is just around the corner, so I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite recipes for the spring holiday. Need to feed a crowd of hungry relatives? Try the fresh ham with madeira-cider glaze or the wine-braised lamb shoulder—both make for lovely centerpiece roasts. Or stick with a few French classics,… Read More →