I've been to many a party where an adorable shooter of soup was on the menu as an appetizer. I love the idea, but it seems like a lot of work to refill the cups while making sure the soup is hot enough to serve — more work than I like to do at a party. However, when I hosted a recent bridal shower, I decided to give it a try with a seasonal chilled soup.
It was perfect! I made the soup two nights before the shower, so that the day of all I had to do was pour it into the plastic shot glasses. With a velvety texture and rich corn flavor, it tasted absolutely excellent. Although the original recipe called for ham hocks, I simply omitted them to make it vegetarian-friendly. To take a look at the method (I highly recommend it) read more.