Every fall, when the days get shorter and the nights colder, at some point I reluctantly give up wearing shorts and flips flops. Did you know there are only two real seasons here in Sacramento? Flip flop and shorts season, and jeans and socks season.
It’s when your feet tell you, “Hey put on some socks!” that you know autumn has truly arrived. That’s when the soup pot comes out and you look forward to filling it with something warm and comforting.
It’s still flip-flop season here, at least during the day, but the chilly weather will be coming soon (if not already where you are). So we’re cooking up new soup recipes.
We made this cauliflower cheddar soup the other day, and wow! Okay, now I don’t feel so bad about saying goodbye to summer. It’s smooth and creamy without any cream. It’s packed with cauliflower and uses just enough cheddar cheese to give it flavor, but not so much that you think you’ve swallowed a brick.
A teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce swirled in at the end helps intensify the cheese flavor.
If you make it, and I hope you do make it, please let us know in the comments how you like it. If you make changes or substitutions, please let us know about those too!