Creamy Mushroom Soup with Thyme Croutons
The creamy mushroom soup can be refrigerated for 2 days. Reheat gently before serving.
A sherry would be a natural partner for this sherry-spiked soup. Produced in the Jerez region of Spain ("sherry" is an English corruption of the region's Moorish name, Xérès), sherry is one of the most underrated, and consequently underpriced, wines available today. Made primarily from the Palomino grape, sherries can range from bone-dry to extremely sweet, but a dry amontillado, with its characteristic nuttiness, is best with this earthy soup.