Prepare as above except substitute cream of shrimp soup for the cream of mushroom soup and 8 ounces cooked, small shrimp for the crabmeat.
Easy Mushroom Bisque:
Prepare as above except cook and stir 2 cups sliced fresh button, shiitake, and/or portobello mushrooms in 2 tablespoons hot butter until tender. Continue as directed, omitting crabmeat. Omit chives. If desired, garnish each serving with additional sauteed mushrooms and caramelized onions.