"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Green Velvet Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Green Velvet Soup, by , is from The DeRyke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Gailey
Added: Sunday, April 27, 2008


1 onion chopped
2 potatoes, diced
6 c. water 1 stalk broccoli
1/2 tsp. basil
pinch of cayenne
2 stalks of celery
3/4 c. split peas, rinsed
2 medium zucchini, diced
9 - 12 spinach leaves washed
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. salt

Put all ingredients in crockpot on high 4 - 6 hours. Puree and serve at once.




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