Soup’s On

Our top ten reasons why you should get busy making a great big kettle of soup today.

1. The perfect time of year. When the cold air is still blowing outside your door, it’s time to warm things up inside.

2. A tasty way to enjoy stale bread. Dunk crusty bread into a big bowl of soup and taste the texture and flavor come back to life.

Roasted Tomato & Potato Soup. Spotted On: The Cafe Sucre Farine

3. Spoil those you love. You know the saying, ‘the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach’ … and there’s no better way to someone’s heart than with comfort food like a good bowl of homemade soup.

Broccoli Cheese Soup & Cottage Cheese Rolls. Spotted On: Dine and Dish

4. The health issue. It’s always a good time for healthy beginnings and resolutions for the way we cook and eat. Soup’s a great way to include healthy choices in creative and delicious way for your family.

Tuscan Bean Soup with Pesto. Spotted On: Hunger and Sauce

5. The good stuff smells good! When you’re putting your house on the market it’s recommended you cook something delicious to make your house smell yummy. Why wait until then? Create some homemade soup today and enjoy the savory aroma yourself.

6. It’s long lasting. We make a batch of soup that sometimes last a week. So whether you’re single or cooking for a family, it’s an easy staple to have on hand.

7. Good use of leftovers. Whether it’s a roast or chicken from the night before, or the veggies about to go south in your produce bin, try tossing them in your soup creation where they’ll taste as good as new.

Chicken Barley Soup. Spotted On: Kalyn’s Kitchen

8. Improve your cooking skills. We tell people if they want to learn how to cook start with eggs and move up to soup. Soups are forgiving, and a great way to learn how to use seasonings and techniques such as sautéing, browning and sweating.

9. Try new cuisines. If you have an unadventurous culinary clan like some people’s I know soups are a good way to slowly introduce new flavors into your family’s palate.

Spotted On: Pardon the Dog Hair

10. It’s an easy and fun meal to create, serve and eat.

What soups are your favorites? Tell us below or on Facebook or Twitter!

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  1. Heather
    Heather says:

    I’m making a big batch of Looking for Mr. Goodbarley soup – my family loves it! I found an inexpensive beef roast yesterday and decided it would s-t-r-e-t-c-h to at least 2 meals and a few lunches if I made soup! I have a bucket of Artisan bread dough ready to form a loaf and bake when the soup is ready! Yum! It’s a great way to fill up ‘hallow’ teenagers and budding basketball stars!


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