This is easily a meal in itself.
This is somewhere between a soup and an appetizer.
What's not to love about a tomato soup spiked with orange zest, spices, sweet onions, and garlic? Simmer it with vegetable broth instead of chicken and everyone, no matter what their eating proclivities, will enjoy it.
Gather up lobster shells and head to the stove for a simple and luxurious lesson in stock making. The briny essence of the sea that is captured in those shells is yours with a few simple steps.
There's nothing quite as homespun as a bowl of tomato soup with a classic grilled cheese sandwich.