Sweet Corn Soup

    Sweet Corn Soup  This is summer in a bowl! Ingredients 8 ears of super sweet corn 3 shallots, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, woody stems discarded 1 large bay leaf 2 large cloves garlic, minced 2 quarts chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup of heavy whipping cream - optional 1 bunch chives, finely minced 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons ultra fresh, herbaceous, peppery Crystal City Extra Virgin Olive Oil fresh ground pepper and salt to taste Directions Optimally, this recipe i...