I am aiming to make all my soups gluten free. I am a label reader and most prepared soups, especially creamed ones, are not gluten free. Making from scratch means I can control what goes into the soup. I use ingredients that are naturally gluten free and if I want to thicken the soup I use gluten free flour or cornstarch.

'Soup'er Sunday recipes at craftygardener.ca

*** Hint: Waste not want not.

I frequently save the liquid from cooking veggies and potatoes to use as stock for my soups. I also poach chicken in water and save the liquid to use as a base for my chicken soups.

making onion soup at craftygardener.ca

One of my favourite cookery books is The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook and I’ve found lots of my favourite soup recipes in here. This was a bargain $2 book from a Seedy Saturday visit a few years ago.

The English Kitchen cookery book by Marie Raynor

Another favourite cookery book I have is The English Kitchen, where I found some of my soup recipes.

a cooking hint from craftygardener.ca

Hint: If your pot bubbles over, try putting a wooden spoon across it to stop the bubbles.

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My cooking is always gluten free. Find a yummy recipe to cook.