This soup is based on a recipe dreamed up three years ago by the artist Stella Bellow, who is currently ten years old. It is featured in Bellow's drawing Vechadable Salid Soup, which appears in the May 2010 issue of SAVEUR.
Fresh herbs and roasted vegetables create this colorful and delicious salmon dish.
This dish is said to take its name from the "hamburger size" ladle that legendary Los Angeles chili parlor proprietor Ptomaine Tommy used decades ago to spoon chili over the open-face burgers he served.
This simple recipe intensifies the flavor of ripe tomatoes.