Basil-Tomato Shrimp Toasts

Makes 4 servings 2 ounces French bread, cut diagonally into 8 thin slices 24 small or 16 medium shrimp, peeled

Barley Risotto with Mushrooms

Makes 4 servings Barley makes an easy–and inexpensive–substitute for Arborio rice in this very rich dish. Its earthy flavor pairs

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Makes 4 Servings 8 ounces cooked Canadian-style bacon, cut in 12 slices 12 medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 medium

Split Pea Soup

SPLIT PEA SOUP Very simple to put together, this nourishing soup is a favorite for weekend lunches. It freezes very

Minestrone Soup

This is a basic hearty soup. You can substitute other vegetables, either cooked or raw; whatever is seasonal or on

Lentil and Sausage Soup

A popular appetizer in Chinese restaurants, Hot and Sour Soup also makes a great meal in itself with the addition

Hunan Hot and Sour Soup

A popular appetizer in Chinese restaurants, Hot and Sour Soup also makes a great meal in itself with the addition

Hearty Sausage Soup

Easy to put together, this soup is a whole meal. Serve with corn muffins and a salad. INGREDIENTS 1 onion,

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

A chowder is a soup that usually contains potatoes and milk. You can use any type of milk you like