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Upgrade Your Soup Recipes With 10 Easy Tricks (PHOTOS)

We're deep in the throes of soup season. With the big blizzard and an episode of freakish sub-zero temperatures already behind us, you had better believe that we're going to need many bowls of soup to get us through this year's cold months. This is going to be one rough winter guys, and that's why we need a ridiculous amount of soup recipes (100 to be exact).

But even with 100 recipes and a deep love for soup, it is still possible to get sick of it. That is unless you know how to up your soup game. It's easy, you'll see. Here are 10 quick ways to instantly upgrade your bowl of soup and make your winter so much more bearable.

Brown Butter Garlic Croutons
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Croutons are good, but brown buttercroutons are AMAZING.Get the Brown Butter Garlic Croutons recipe by How Sweet It Is
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It's like sprinkling little pieces of happiness in your soup.Get the Pear Soup with Pancetta and Blue Cheese recipe by fiveandspice via Food52
Melted Cheese
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Why should only French onion soup get topped with a perfect layer of melted cheese? The answer is, it shouldn't. Melted cheese for all soups please!Get the French Onion Soup, the Scorched Way recipe by Nicholas
Olive Croutons
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Get the Roasted Garlic Soup with Olive Croutons recipe by linzarella via Food52
Bread Bowls
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We're bringing them back.Get the Beer Cheese Soup recipe by How Sweet It Is
Caramelized Onions
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Yes, yes, and yes.Get the Pureed Parsnip and Cardamom Soup with Caramelized Shallots recipe by alasully via Food52
Feta Scallion Biscuits
Annie's Eats
Basil Oil
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Also known as drops of summer sunshine. Get the Roasted Tomato, Whipped Burrata, and Basil Oil Soup recipe by inpatskitchen via Food52
Maple Roasted Chickpeas
Two Peas and Their Pod
Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Croutons
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Salty and sweet have always made a good pair.Get the Cinnamon Sugar Croutons recipe by How Sweet It Is

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