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Holiday Croutons

Soups, regardless of the season, are enhanced by a few savoury, crunchy croutons. These are the perfect topping for Thanksgiving or Christmas soups, but are enjoyable any time of the year to perk up a meal. Preheat oven to 250˚F. Take 4 slices of thick-cut bread, and lightly butter both sides. Sprinkle the tops of…

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Roasted Garlic Soup

Remarkably rich, very flavourful, and healthy too! 2 bulbs garlic, roasted (see below for roasting instructions) In large soup pot, sauté until tender: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped Add and heat through: ½ tsp Herbes de Provence Herb Blend ¼ tsp salt ⅛ tsp ground black or white pepper ⅛ tsp paprika ⅛…

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Butternut Squash Soup

A creamy, thick soup that is surprisingly low in fat. Serve with crusty bread for a hearty lunch, or as a starter to autumn and holiday meals. Freezes and re-heats well. In large soup pot, add: 1 large butternut squash, peeled and diced 2 medium onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¾ tsp salt ½…