Wild and Creamy Mushroom Soup

Pairing:
PINOT NOIR AND CHARDONNAY

SOUP

Wild and Creamy
MUSHROOM SOUP

It’s fall, harvest is over, and thoughts turn toward warm fires and cozy meals. Markets abound with shitake and spendy chanterelle mushrooms. This is a perfect soup for a first course or dinner […]

Fresh Peach Soup

Pairing: Chardonnay

SOUP

Fresh Peach Soup

Serves 10 – 12 in cups or small bowls

  • 25 ripe peaches, peeled, cut into chunks. Peaches must be very ripe.
  • 2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 3/4 cup fresh pineapple chunks (can used canned in own juices, drained)
  • 2 […]

Seafood Gumbo — An adaptation for Oregon

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

SOUP

Seafood Gumbo – An Adaptation for Oregon

Serve with Bethel Heights Gewurztraminer

Heat ½ cup vegetable oil in dutch oven until very hot.

Add one half cup flour and whisk over high heat constantly until roux is dark reddish brown (don’t let it burn).

Remove […]

Roasted Tomato Soup

Pairing:
AROMATIC WHITES

SOUP

Roasted Tomato Soup

Adapted from recipe, courtesy of Michael Chiarello

FOR THE SOUP

  • 12 large (4 pounds) fresh market tomatoes, stemmed and quartered
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 12 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • […]

Gazpacho

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

SOUP

Gazpacho

This recipe is adapted from Mollie Katzen’s The New Moosewood Cookbook. I have added a cup of chopped ripe cantaloupe, which adds a sweetness all its own to this summer cold soup.

  • 4 cups tomato juice (I puree home canned […]

Oregon Pinot Noir and Red Onion Soup

Pairing: Pinot Noir

APPETIZER

Oregon Pinot Noir and Red Onion Soup

STOCK

I use a good brand (Swanson or Pacific) mushroom broth, with some non-fat chicken broth if you have no vegetarians to serve. I like the mushroom broth as the base. You need 8 […]

Marilyn’s Salmon Chowder

Pairing: Pinot Noir or Chardonnay

SOUP

Marilyn’s Salmon Chowder

Perfect accompaniment for Bethel Heights Chardonnay. Add French bread and a tossed salad, and you’ve got dinner!

This recipe is an adaptation from Deane Morgan’s Salmon cookbook published in 2005. It is a wonderful way to use […]