Cream of Onion Soup

These cream of onion soup recipes turn ordinary onion broth into a gourmet delight. From a light version made with milk to heavier versions with cream and butter, these easy recipes are rich and satisfying.

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Leek-Gruyere Cream Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Leeks, the star of this rich soup, are a member of the onion family but have a more subtle flavor.

Creamy Meatball Casserole

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How to Make Onion Soup

This onion soup is one of the simpler French recipes to make and combines a salty-sweet flavor.

How to Make Onion Soup

Don't be intimidated by how to make onion soup--the process is surprisingly straightforward! It's actually one of the simpler French soups, with a big payoff of complex, salty-sweet flavor.

How to Make Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is a hearty and comforting way to help work in some of those recommended "five a day" servings of fruits and vegetables. It's light, delicious and a flavorful blend of the season's best harvest. Although the end result is a simmering pot of complex flavors, the process for how to make vegetable soup is surprisingly quick and simple.

How to Make Tomato Soup

Knowing how to make tomato soup is one of those skills every home cook should have -- canned tomato soup don't hold a candle to the flavor and texture of homemade, and it's ridiculously simple to make. The reason this recipe is extra easy is because it uses canned tomatoes, so there's no fretting over what type of tomato to use, or whether the tomatoes are at peak ripeness (in fact, canned tomatoes often have better flavor than what you'll find in the produce section during much of the year).

How to Bake Pork Chops

Most home cooks, at least those who cook for a family with some regularity, know how to bake pork chops and have a few go-to recipes they enjoy. There's room in every recipe box, though, for another easy method for how to bake pork chops. Try this one and it might just become a family favorite.

French Onion Soup: Meltingly Good

One of the world's great food moments is when spoon meets melted cheese and toasted slice of baguette floating on a steaming bowl of French onion soup. Rich beef broth pools around a wealth of tender caramelized yellow onions, the cheese wraps itself around the spoon, and that first sip is pure goodness. And no matter where you may be eating it, it transports you to the warmth of a neighborhood bistro on a frosty evening.

How to Make Creamed Corn

Don't reach for the can--it's time to learn how to make creamed corn from scratch. Homemade delivers a fresher flavor, plus you can add your own personal touches.

How to Make Potato Soup

When you are in the mood for a warm comfort food on a fall day soup is at the top of the list. This potato soup recipe is a perfect fit and a healthier choice since it replaces cream with fat free milk.

Go, Go Gruyere: Celebrating Fall's Gooiest Favorite Cheese

Does it seem a stretch (ahem, make that a long, cheesy stretch) that we'd nominate Gruyere to be the official cheese of fall? Hardly. Because really, once you've tasted Gruyere -- all golden and melty and bubbly -- whether as the classic topping for French onion soup or, more daringly, in a grilled cheese sandwich that pretty much upends all your expectations of grilled cheese sandwiches, you know come autumn you can never go back to most other cheeses again.

Chilled Carrot Soup: Dinner for $10

One thing we like on a hot and steamy night is an easy to make, filling but not too heavy chilled soup. Like this carrot soup with light sour cream and reduced-sodium chicken broth. And a pound of carrots, hopefully fresh from your local farmstand.

How to Make Chicken and Rice Casserole

Knowing how to make a chicken and rice casserole ensures you can always serve up one of the most universally beloved comfort foods. Nearly everyone's grandmother had her own version of this dish, and the beauty of it is that you can fall back on whatever ingredients you happen to have handy, for endless variations. There??????s no one "right" recipe.

How to Make Bagels

A three-step cooking process is the secret of how to make bagels that taste as good as the ones you find in your favorite deli. The perfect bagel is broiled then boiled, then, finally, baked to a chewy, glossy perfection. You'll be amazed at how professional these bagels taste and look when you take them out of the oven. It's tempting to slice into them right away, but wait until they are just warm to the touch so you don't flatten them with the knife.

How to Cook Beets

For a vibrant and vivacious side dish with unmatched natural sweetness, you should know how to cook beets. This often overlooked vegetable comes in several varieties, including red ruby and golden, which you can use interchangeably or combine in a single dish.

How to Make Potato Pancakes

It's worth learning how to make potato pancakes, as they're the perfect accompaniment to any meal--breakfast, lunch or dinner.

How to Make Cornbread Dressing

Old-time Southern grandmas sure knew how to make cornbread dressing -- a rich and tasty side dish, with a delightfully light and fluffy texture. The perfect accompaniment to roast chicken and turkey, once upon a time cornbread dressing was as crucial to the Thanksgiving feast as the turkey. Today it isn't reserved only for holidays -- it's the perfect casserole for company dinners, special roasts or buffets.

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