Vegetable Soup (Beef Base)

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Yes, I do spend many hours in the kitchen. It is my playland. My parents gave me a gift this year of an electric pressure cooker (very nice programmable model). I am playing with the pressure cooker, getting a feel for the ways to improve my grasp on technology and still enjoy my pastime.  I

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Creamy Tomato Bisque

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Traditionally a bisque is a French manifestation that is made from a clear, strained seafood stock. But the nouveaux chefs have modified the menu to include a thick veggie stock. I am fond of the term “bisque” and use it to include my thick tomato based, highly seasoned stock. The fresh tomato sauce season is

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