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The Month of Soup



The Month of ________.

What a fabulous idea. 12 months, 12 selected food items, a minimum of 156 new recipes.

Soups are a combinations of veggies, meats, and grains in a savory stock served warm (or usually too hot to eat at my table) but never cold.  According to Wiki, "soups are similar to stews, and in some cases there may not be a clear distinction between the two; however, soups generally have more liquid (broth) than stews".  Today's soups are as distinctive as the region they originate from and I can only image how simple the soup was served way back in 20,000 B.C.

Below is the list of soup dishes. Each dish is linked to its corresponding recipe.  If it is a new recipe, the link will be BLUE. If it is a previously used recipe from this blog, the link will be GREEN. If it is self explanatory or does not contain a recipe, it will be uncolored (black).

February 6: Corned Beef  Soup
February 8: Leftover Soup: Corned Beef, Cheesy Broccoli
February 10: Not Chili Taco Soup
February 13: Needs Tomato Chili
February 21: Leftover Soup: Better Than Campbell's, Beans and Fideo
February 22: Leftover Soup: Better Than Campbell's
February 23: Egg Drop Soup with Pollo De Tomate Cube
February 24: Egg Drop Soup
February 25: Easy Sopa De Lima
February 27: Leftover Soup: Barley Stoup 

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