TIPS & ADVICE
You don't always need cream to make a creamy soup. Learn how to thicken soups with a roux, pureed vegetables, and cornstarch to make thick and hearty soups.
Soups are easy to make and are terrific first courses for people trying to lose weight. Broth-based soups fill you up without being high in calories or fat.
Chicken stock is one of the most often-used flavor bases, and it's easy and economical to make it at home. Just remember to save your chicken bones (you can store them in a zipper bag in the freezer) until you've got enough to fill a pot. Follow our step-by-step Photo Tutorial for more tips.
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