Add broth and half & half/cream/milk.
Ladle into bowls. (see notes for making ahead)
Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, squeeze of lemon juice, and parsley; serve.
*For those that do not like too much garlic, use less than the recommended 10 cloves.
*This soup can be made one day ahead. Once prepared, let cool; cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before serving.