Carving a pumpkin for Halloween and making pumpkin pie for a Thanksgiving feast are what many of us consider to be the two most popular uses for pumpkin, but they certainly aren't the only ways to use this versatile vegetable.
Soup pasta consists of pasta shapes that range in size from small to very tiny. The larger of the soup pastas are used in thicker based soups and the tiny and smaller pasta shapes are used in light or broth based soups.
A round dumpling that is most often served in a chicken broth soup. The Matzo ball is made by combining Matzo meal (crushed dried flatbread), oil or butter, eggs, and seasonings together, forming the mixture into round balls approximately 1 inch or so in diameter.
A soup that is most often associated with the central and southern regions of Thailand. Made from the milk of coconuts, this soup may contain meat such as chicken or shellfish or as a subsitute, tofu may be added.
An Italian soup made in the manner of a traditional bean soup from the region of Tuscany. Tuscan White Bean Soup consists of a water-based broth which combines the flavors of the ingredients to provide an earthy bean flavor with a hint of tomato.