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Soup...so simple, comforting, and evocative of the things we all love about food. No other food form so easily and completely encompasses the most rewarding emotions of "the meal". It can nourish, energize, warm or cool you. It can serve as a lead-in to bigger things, or take the main stage itself. Most importantly, it can be reminiscent of home - instantly making you feel that all is well and safe and strong.

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Chilled Zucchini and Basil
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Description

The Skinny: A satisfying vegetarian soup perfect for mid-summer.  This soup has lots of "green" flavor to it with the fresh herbs and a meaty vegetable texture.  The tangy finish from Greek yogurt enhances the refreshing nature of it.

Ingredients: Green zucchini, fresh basil, fresh parsley, white wine, extra virgin olive oil, sweet onion, shallot, fresh French savory, water, Greek yogurt, ground anise seed, fennel tops (fronds), kosher salt, ground black Telicherry peppercorns

Garnish suggestions: Anything green and fresh is perfect here.  Maybe some peeled, chopped cucumber.  A bit of fresh basil chiffonade or some picked small leaves.  The addition of some really green-tasting good young extra virgin olive oil will be lovely as well.