National Soup Month

January is National Soup Month!

Did you know . . . .

  • The first soup was eaten around 6000 B.C. Click here to see the main ingredient!
  • Women are more likely to eat soup for lunch than men are.
  • 10 billion bowls of soup are consumed in the U.S. ever year.
  • The soup spoon was invented in the 17th century so that courtesans wearing their stiff ruffled collars would be able to eat soup without soiling their pretty ruffles.
  • Pop artist Andy Warhol loved soup and ate it for lunch every day for 20 years.
  • Frank Sinatra requested chicken and noodle soup in his dressing rooms before every performance.

Here are some yummy sounding soup recipes via www.allrecipes.com:

And, of course, we have slew of soup related books in our collection:

  • Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovick at EF URB (this children’s book is adorable, funny and well illustrated!)
  • Cooking Treasures of the Soup Kettle by Emma Gompert at 641.5 GOM
  • Better Homes and Garden’s Crockery Cookbook at 641.5 BET
  • Lee Bailey’s Soup Meals: main event soups in year-round menus by Lee Bailey at 641.8 BAI
  • Skinny Soups by Ruth Glick at 641.5 GLI
  • Soups and Stews by Sandra Rudloff at 641.8 RUD

And last but not least, some “Soupy” apps for your mobile devices:

 

 

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