Northwest NEWS

July 6, 1998

Home & Garden

Dining in - Cold soups for hot nights

   California Crab Gazpacho
   This soup, traditionally served chilled, may be smooth or chunky. For smooth gazpacho, blend all ingredients (except crab) in blender or food processor until smooth.
   Gently fold in crab meat before serving. For chunky soup, mix together all ingredients, then gently fold in crab meat.
   Chill well before serving.

   Garden Salad Soup
   In a large pot, saute potatoes, mushrooms and onions in butter for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, exccept yogurt, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from head and add yogurt.
   Place 1/3 to 1/2 of the mixture in a blender and blend well. Repeat until all is blended. Serve hot or cold, garnished with radishes.