Food & Drink

Lentil soup leaves you full

I had dinner last night at GlassHalFull in Carrboro. I have dined there on a number of occasions, and the food is always excellent. Last night, however, I had a bowl of cream of lentil soup with goat cheese and tiny croutons that was extraordinary! Is there any chance you can get the recipe? -- K.K.-F., Carrboro

At once earthy and elegant, Puree of French Green Lentil Soup serves up evidence by the ladleful of why Ricky Moore has won a solid following since taking over as executive chef at GlassHalFull (106 S. Greensboro St.; 967-9784; last July. Moore is happy to share the recipe.

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