Here are the two finest compliments a dish can get:
1. “I don’t really like _______, but I loved this!”
2. “I love ______ and this was the best version of it I’ve ever had!”
And when you get both compliments on the same dish? You know it’s truly a winner!
Yes, both the skeptics and the die-hards waxed poetic about this ambrosial tomato soup. Zack was a pro making his first chicken-stock-based vegetable soup, gathering up tomatoes and basil at the Friday Farmers Market in East Hampton, and sending his dad around town for a food mill, one of the few kitchen gadgets we had neglected to buy initially.
Again, a simple process: simmer up the veggies…