Farmer John's Pumpkin Soup

  • shellycall Posted: 10/30/09
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    This was too bland, so I added some curry powder, tumeric and a bit of cayenne pepper. Much better.

  • sreneefe Posted: 10/16/09
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    The combination of sweet and savory flavors is so scrumptious. This is not really a meal by itself, but it is a wonderful, elegant start for a meal. It would also complement a sandwich well.

  • Mairead Posted: 11/24/09
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    This is the single most revolting recipe I've gotten from this site. The acidity of the apple overpowered everything else in the soup, making it like drinking a slightly bland bile. I tried adding sugar, but it still wasn't enough to recover any hint of pumpkin flavor. The stench from the acidy mess was enough that I couldn't even get my fiancee to try it. Not that I blame him -- it smelled about like it tasted: absolutely horrible. What a waste of ingredients!

  • mollybrown Posted: 11/01/10
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    Make no mistake, mashed pumpkin is NOT the same as canned pumpkin. After spending an hour on this recipe I learned that the hard way. But even with that, I have to agree with others that the tartness of the apple is overpowering. Curry powder helped. But it seems it needs something smokey maybe.

  • Angelawhocooks Posted: 11/22/11
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    Had this Saturday night and it was delicious. The dollop of creme fraiche with the lemon zest really pulls it all together. Yum.

  • wyomingskimom Posted: 11/22/13
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    nope, not what we had in Germany... I googled 'german punkin soup' and found a recipe that called for fresh punkin and a butternut squash. A friend of mine suggested adding a can of candied yams for the squash... the pureed down to 2 cups. i added about 3 cups of the soup.... MUCH more betta!

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