Food & Drink

Pumpkin and apple bisque

6 cups chicken stock

4 cups solid pack pumpkin

2 cups apple sauce

2 cups apple juice or cider

1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick

1 tablespoon finely minced fresh rosemary

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

2 cups heavy whipping cream

Salt and white pepper to taste

Serves 10.

In Dutch oven, combine first 8 ingredients. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon stick. Add whipping cream, then season to taste with salt and white pepper. Cook until heated through. Do not boil.