Artichoke Oyster Soup

6 tablespoon butter, melted 1/2 cup shallots (chopped fine) 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoon flour 14 oz chicken broth (more or less won’t h; urt) 4 cup oysters, drained; reserve liquid (less, to 14 oz artichoke hearts, cooked 2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon tabasco 1/2 cup whipping cream…

Asparagus & Crab Meat Soup (Mang Tay Nau Cua)

This soup was probably created by some homesick Frenchman. White asparagus(a French import), packed in jars or cans, is used for this recipe. Traditionally, crumbled, salted duck egg yolk is added to season the soup. If white asparagus is unavailable, use frozen or fresh asparagus (in this case, add the fresh asparagus to the broth…

White Bean Soup

White Bean Soup Ingredients (serves 8): 1 lb Great Northern beans 2 quarts of water 2 1/2 lbs of ham hocks or shanks 2 tsp. dried rosemary 1 cup yellow onions, diced 1 cup celery, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 3 cloves garlic, diced Fresh parsley for garnish Directions: Soak beans for 2 hours or overnight…