is one of the recipes that has been provided by
Shirley Cline from San Francisco in response to
my quest for recipes using Balsamic Vinegar. (You
can contact Shirley by emailing her - click here).
have been in a soup mood so have been dragging
out my soup recipes. This one is really good.
bisque is a thick, rich soup, usually containing
lobster, crab or crayfish. Serve it piping hot
with cornbread on the side".
leeks (about 1 1/2 lbs.)
1 stick butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup all purpose flour
4 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 cups half & half
8 oz. fresh crab meat
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
Sliced leeks for garnish
roots, tough outer leaves and green tops from
leeks. Split leeks in half, wash and cut halves
into thin slices.
butter in a Dutch oven over medium high heat.
Add leeks and garlic, and cook until tender.
flour, stirring until smooth. Then cook 1 minute,
add broth and wine; cook over medium heat, stirring
constantly, until mixture is thickened (about
in half & half, crab meat and salt and pepper.
with sliced leeks.