Rich, creamy cheddar beer soup helps take the chill off long Wisconsin winters; unfortunately, most recipes cook up greasy and gritty. We needed to find cheese that could take the heat.
How do you make a low-fat version of a soup whose smooth texture and rich flavor are derived from cheddar cheese and heavy cream?
Cheddar broccoli soup is old-fashioned comfort food. But for something so simple, a lot can go wrong. We wanted a creamy soup that tasted like fresh, bright-green broccoli.
Warm spices and a host of unexpected garnishes lend this regional chili its unique flavor. We wondered if we could recreate this Midwestern dish in our test kitchen.