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National Soup Month

January 1, 2016

In recognition of January being National Soup Month, make plans now to enjoy a bowl of your favorite soup on a cold winter’s night or try something new.  Check out Soup of the Day: 150 Delicious and Comforting Recipes from Our Favorite Restaurants by Ellen Brown. Brown says whether it’s a bowl of chicken soup when you’re sick or a thick and hearty gumbo in winter, soup is a timeless favorite.  Better Homes and Gardens The Ultimate Soups & Stews Book serves up classics like potato chowder to intriguing new flavors like minted watermelon soup.  Perfect for any day and any season.  Cook up delicious one-pot meals, save time and money, and get your family to eat more veggies by making a soup from Taste of Home Soups.

Make a family tradition by reading and then try your hand at Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert or by making Stone Soup by Marcia Brown. Both soups are tried and true and certainly bring a lot of soup to the table.

The World Book online defines soup as a liquid food made by boiling meat, fish, or vegetables in water, milk, or the like.  Broth is thin soup.  He ate a bowl of chicken soup.

Soup Tidbits – Americans eat more than 10 billion bowls of soup each year.

– Andy Warhol was asked why he painted the iconic soup cans, he said: “I used to have the same (Campbell’s soup) lunch every day for 20 years.”



January 1, 2016