Superb Maine Soups
Superb Maine Soups: Innovative Recipes from Simple to Sumptuous
Honorable Mention in the Best Maine-Themed Books category in the 2008 Maine Literary Awards from the Maine Writers and Publishers Association
There’s nothing like walking into a room and getting a whiff of a favorite "comfort food" soup simmering on the stove. The aroma nourishes the spirit even before the soup begins to satisfy the appetite. And who can resist the great variety and versatility of this most fundamental food? As a first course, a clear soup sets the stage for a memorable dinner. Flanked by fresh bread and a crisp salad, a rich cream-based soup or hearty stew makes an entire meal. Chilled soups, piquantly flavored and colorful, make delightful centerpieces for light summer feasts. In the hands of innovative chef Cynthia Finnemore Simonds, soup can even crown the meal as an elegant dessert!
Superb Maine Soups offers 100 recipes to inspire anyone who appreciates the pleasure of transforming wholesome, locally produced ingredients into a nourishing meal meant for sharing with friends and family.
"Cooks of every stripe will enjoy Simonds’s easy-to-follow recipes as much as they will savor her delightful creations." --"The Beat," Courier Publications
"Take just about any page from Cynthia Simonds’s Superb Maine Soups ... and you will figure you have hit nirvana a little early. In addition, the recipes are set forth so well (and in such a matter of fact way) that you are not daunted by them, are quite sure you can actually undertake them (not always true of cookbooks, many of which look scary to all but the chef-y inclined), and will be sure to wow any diners at your table." --The Courier-Gazette, Rockland, Maine
"No matter whether you’re tempted to try an old favorite such as Lobster Stew or Simonds’s innovative Herb Roasted Sugar Pumpkin Soup with Chevre, you’ll love cooking up these scrumptious soups." --The Free Press, Rockland, MaineBuy Superb Maine Soups Now