2.18.2009

comfort





We have completely worn ourselves out this week. I have one sick little girl to show for it and fear I am not far behind her.
On a day like this, the only thing that sounds good to me is soup, especially this soup.
I made it a few weeks ago, and am still thinking about how good it was. You can't go wrong with a recipe that combines my four favorite food groups, cream, butter, bacon and wine. The only alteration I make is skipping the last step where you mix it up in the blender. I like to keep my potatoes in nice chunks. (And, by the time it is done I am usually too impatient, and just want to get eating.)
Enjoy!

19 comments:

Pfeiffer Photos said...

Oh, how I wish I could smell it! I love soup and that looks divine!

v a n e s s a said...

potato leek soup is one of my all time favourite comfort foods. for me it brings back warm memories of winter days in wales and london. i can't wait to try that recipe!

Char said...

potato soup is always comforting when someone is sick.

deb did it said...

not sure which i love better...the soup or the photos making soup! Bravo! Thanks for sharing.

erin said...

these photos are beautiful. thanks so much for sharing!

Jennifer White said...

Ooohhhh this looks fantastic. I LOVE the picture of the leeks you've shown...one of my favorite veggies.

I hope you and your family feel better soon.

Jeanneoli said...

Not only does it sound delicious your photos are making my mouth water! I think this is a perfect weekend soup.

Hobo ........ ........ ........ said...

I wish I was present.

Shawn/Lifeatbuttercupfarm said...

Potato Leek Soup...YUM. Sounds great for a cold and windy winter day like today. Hope your family feels better soon.

Bloom Fine Art Photography said...

Your work inspires me so much...

~Valentina~ said...

I'm absolutely “soupholic” and that recipe sounds YU.MI!. *LOVE* the pictures

jennifer lorton said...

This soup looks great, ahhh comfort food. My grandmother always made potato leek soup, so this post really took me back in time. Thanks for the warm fuzzes.
Jennifer
http://blog.jenniferlorton.com

Suvarna said...

looks so delicious, can't wait to try it!

Zurie Grace said...

Beautiful photographs! Gorgeous :)

Throw the Rice said...

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Kerstin said...

A beautiful variation of one of my favorite foods. Gorgeous photos, too! I tried it tonight and it truly is a feast for the tastebuds! My only advice: hold of on the salt until the very end, I found I didn't need the 1.5 tsp because the bacon and chicken stock made it salty enough. Thanks!

abby try again said...

I hope you're all feeling better!
This is such a gorgeous, comforting post. Thanks...

jlg said...

Thanks for the recipe. Food Network should use your photos!

Paper Ice Cream said...

pretty photography. What a lovely way to show a dish. Your blog is beautiful.
-B