Creamy Chestnut Soup
We made a supersmooth soup by simmering chestnuts, leeks, pear, celery, and thyme until they were completely tender before pureeing the mixture.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Adding dairy in the form of half-and-half gave the soup just the right amount of creaminess and fat. The sweet pear complemented the subtle sweetness of the chestnuts, and a splash of sherry vinegar brightened the soup up with a balancing a...