White Bean Mexican Soup Dried beans are a pantry superhero - inexpensive and easy to prepare. Get a head start by cooking the beans in advance. They can be stored, covered and refrigerated, up to 3 days.
In the 1824 cookbook "The Virginia House-Wife," cooks were instructed to make beef soup this way: "Take the hind shin of beef, cut off all the flesh off the leg-bone, which must be taken away entirely, or the soup will be greasy.
Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe - very good! let the mushrooms cook down a lot so they released a lot of liquid - this helped make the broth much more flavorful. used chicken stock and of chicken broth. prepped the veggies while the barley was cooking