Baked Potato Soup and Cheddar Biscuits

Baked Potato Soup and Cheddar BiscuitsI came home from the store a week ago with one of those ten pound bags of Russet potatoes.  My other half asked what exactly I was going to do with all those potatoes.  The most I could muster was a mumbled “I don’t know” because I didn’t, actually, know.  I had no plan.  They were cheap and I was in a buying mood.  So I made our poutine recipe one night, I made more bubble and squeak, because there’s no way to ever have enough bubble and squeak, and I still had some potatoes left.  So what’s a guy to do.  We were out the other day and a restaurant had a baked potato soup on special.  I didn’t get it, but it did get me thinking.  That sounds awfully good.  I searched around a bit and found a few different takes on the soup itself; some are more broth with chunks of potato, some are more potato as soup thickener, there’s quite a variety then.  So what to do. Continue reading