Pairing of the Day: November 29-December 3, 2010
"Designer soups," as Jordon Carroll calls chef-inspired pureed soups, often have lots of added butter and cream. She prefers old-fashioned ones like this mushroom-barley, which gets its flavor from good-quality beef stock.
Pairing: Light-bodied, fruity Beaujolais: 2008 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly.
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