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Sweet Summer Corn Bisque with Crispy Fried Shallots & Alonso Coratina

Sweet Summer Corn Bisque with Crispy Fried Shallots & Alonso Coratina

Sweet Summer Corn Bisque with Crispy Fried Shallots & Alonso Coratina

This is summer in a bowl.  I know I mentioned in more than a couple posts over the past few summers that ripe heirloom tomatoes represented summer in a bowl.  However, as of this post, I've decreed, that this is in fact, officially, "summer in a bowl".  That is all.Ingredients8 ears of super sweet corn3 shallots, thinly sliced1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, woody stems discarded1 large bay leaf2 large cloves garlic, minced2 quarts chicken or vegetable stock1 cup of heavy whipping cream - optional 1 bunch chives, finely minced1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons ultra fresh, herbaceous, peppery olive oil such...

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