Here's How to Make a Pot of Soup & Feed the Whole Neighborhood!

Here's How to Make a Pot of Soup & Feed the Whole Neighborhood!

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Emma Christensen
Jan 13, 2015

The book: The Soup Club Cookbook by Courtney Allison, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow, and Julie Peacock

The angle: Soup should be shared — here's how to start your own soup-swap club!

Recipes for right now: Cuban Black Bean Soup, Roasted Broccoli Soup, Winter Minestrone, Mushroom and Cashew Cream Soup, Thai Fish Curry, Beef Mole Chile, Winter Caesar Salad, Maple Butter Carrots, Cheddar Cornbread

Who would enjoy this book? Soup lovers, busy home cooks.

Quick Facts

Who wrote it: Courtney Allison, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow, and Julie Peacock

Who published it: Clarkson Potter

Number of recipes: 150

Other highlights: The enthusiasm in this book is contagious. It makes me want to text three buddies right this second and convince them we should start our own soup exchange. Besides all the help working through the logistics of a soup swap, I love the soup-love stories from each author and their often-hilarious email exchanges as they organize the weekly swap.

There's a good mix of standby soups here (chili, chicken noodle, lentil soup) as well as some more off-beat soups for those nights when you want something a little different (Thai fish curry, Sun-Dried Tomato Soup, Saffron Seafood Chowder), plus ideas for sides and salads. Especially useful is the info on storing, freezing, and reheating the soups.

Find the book at your local library, independent bookstore, or Amazon: The Soup Club Cookbook by Courtney Allison, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow, and Julie Peacock

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