Introduction: Welcome to Dairy Hollow House
Come on in, we’ve been expecting you.
Before there’s great soup, there’s great stock. Some take little time, others are slow-cooking.
Chicken Stocks • Fish Stocks • Vegetable Stock
Fillips, Flourishes, and Fine Points
Those little touches that can make an ordinary soup sensational.
Before-the-Soup Fillips • After-the-Soup Fillips • Contemporary Colorations—Part Garnish, Part Zap • Delicious Dairy Dabs That Make a Difference • Delicious Low-Fat Dairy Dabs • A Few Notes on Cooking from This Book
Chicken Soups to Crow Over
A dozen favorites, from comforting to supreme-plus one fabulous duck soup for fall.
Entrée-Style Hearty Chicken Soups • Lighter Chicken Soups
Fine Fish Soups—From Creek and Lake
Chowders, Cioppinos, and Stews—some pure Ozark, others classics with an Arkansawyer twist. All fresh and savory.
Vegetable Soups for Market-Day
Nothing inspires soup-making more than garden-fresh vegetables brought or picked at the peak of perfection.
Artichokes • Avocados • Beets • Broccoli • Cabbage • Carrots • Celery • Fennel • Garlic • Greens • Green Beans • Mushrooms • Onions • Green Peas • Potatoes • Pumpkins • Radishes • Tomatoes • Zucchini
The Soup—The Solution to dieting
A delicious, low-fat soup with unlimited variations.
The Soup • How to Make the Soup: Basic Themes and Variations • Ethnic Themes and Variations
Hot, Hearty Bean Soups—Luscious, Lusty Legumes
Fragrant and filling, warm-you-right-up bean soups make for particularly good dining on crisp, cool, days.
Black Beans • Black-Eyed Peas • Chick-Peas (Garbanzos) • Cranberry Beans • Great Northern Beans • Kidney Beans • Lentils • Lima Beans • Navy Beans • Peas • Pinto Beans • Red Beans • Split Peas
Gumbo Zeb—History in a Bowl and More
A legendary Southern bowlful that packs a wallop.
Gumbo Zep Base • Completing the Gumbo Zeb Base
Delectable Dairy Soups from Dairy Hollow
Cream, milk, or buttermilk; yogurt or cheese. These gentle, much-loved finishes add richness and elegance to many soups.
Cream- and Milk-Based Soups • Yogurt- and Buttermilk-Based Soups • Cheese Soups
Sweet Harvest Fruit Soups
The sweetest seasonal bounty, from apples to watermelon, becomes mostly first-course soups that are sophisticated yet easy to prepare.
Bananas • Blackberries • Blueberries • Cherries • Cranberries • Melon • Oranges • Peaches and Nectarines • Strawberries
Nut Soups—From Soup to…
Rich and creamy and perfect starters for special-occasion meals.
Loaves, Muffins, and More
At Dairy Hollow House our overflowing breadbasket is filled with a wild assortment, from local Skillet-Sizzled Cornbread, the Ozark classic, to imported Scotch Baps, which followed an unusual route from Inverness to us.
Yeast Breads • Rolls • Quick Breads • Biscuits • Muffins
Salad—The Green Palette
The third in the magnificent triumvirate—original salads that add refreshing color and texture.
Composed Salads • Grain-Based Salads