Bean me, Soup Nazis.
January 10, 2009 5:30 AM Subscribe
Winter's here, and I have a hankerin' for some good bean soup. Help me out.
posted by dinger to Food & Drink (12 answers total) 42 users marked this as a favorite
1. A craving for some decent, homemade bean soup.
2. A magnificent ham bone from Christmas frozen in the fridge.
3. A decent stock pot.
I do not have:
1. Much soup-making prowess, although I am a marginally talented cook.
2. A dependable recipe.
I once experimented, with questionable success, with the ubiquitous Senate Bean Soup recipe, thickened, as I recall, with mashed potatoes. I'd like to try something different, or hear about your treasured recipes, innovations, and variations. To give you a starting point I will somewhat abashedly admit that I find the Campbell's concentrated version not bad on an occasional basis. I'd like to make it better.
What are your favorite bean soup concoctions, and your best homemade soup-making tips, techniques, and secrets?