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Sorrel Vichyssoise

Sorrel Vichyssoise

Sorrel Vichyssoise

Sorrel Vichyssoise. Bright green leaves of perennial sorrel serve as a lovely backdrop adding dimensional depth and color to surrounding planters on the deck.

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Escaping the heavy breath of humidity in a garden beneath, planters of edibles just outside the door make convenient the plan of preparing a satisfying meal on days when sipping lemonade while reading a good novel seems the more appealing choice.

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A sharp flavor, clean green, transforming on the tongue to momentary citrus, a sour lemon, before the full burst of crisp, tart bitter, each taste sensation unique in one mere bite.

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Cooking this herb with leeks and potatoes in soup then mellows the flavor combining together into a silky smooth.

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Just five simple ingredients, four, if not using half and half at the finish. A few seasonings, salt, cayenne, nutmeg.

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Fresh clipped chives from the sorrel’s deck planter neighbor top the whitish colored combination with a pale tint of green. You can serve it cool or warm.

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Sorrel Vichyssoise.

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