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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Winter Soups

How to make Ellies Grossman Cohens Butternut Squash Soup as temps drop again

How to make Ellie’s Grossman Cohen’s Butternut Squash Soup as temps drop again

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished February 27, 2024

After two days of over 70-degree temps, it appears winter is back and so is our Wednesday Winter Soup Extravaganza. If you have a recipe you would like to share email me at [email protected] Today’s recipe comes from Ellie Grossman...

Golda Meir’s Matzah Ball Soup Recipe

Golda Meir’s Matzah Ball Soup Recipe

BY RACHEL MYERSON, The NosherPublished February 13, 2024

When I learned that Golda Meir, Israel’s fourth Prime Minister, has a matzah ball soup recipe that’s available online, I knew I had to to try it. Among other things, Meir is famous for her “Kitchen Cabinet,” where she met weekly with her most...

How to make Ellyn Hlobens Too Many Ingredients Hearty Minestrone

How to make Ellyn Hloben’s ‘Too Many Ingredients Hearty Minestrone’

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished February 6, 2024

The weather people are calling for a pause to winter today as temperatures hit 60 degrees in February. Nonetheless, we are continuing our Wednesday Winter Soup Extravaganza. If you have a recipe you would like to share email me at [email protected] Today’s...

How to make Dani Toneys version of Blanchards Corn Chowder

How to make Dani Toney’s version of Blanchard’s Corn Chowder

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished January 30, 2024

Last winter, as the temperatures dropped, the Morning Light email began running the Wednesday Super Soup Spectacular, a weekly dive into the Jewish Light archives where more than 100 soup recipes live quietly, yearning to be rediscovered. This winter...

How to make Tracy Rubensteins Aunt Phyllis Chicken Tortilla Soup

How to make Tracy Rubenstein’s Aunt Phyllis’ ‘Chicken Tortilla Soup’

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished January 24, 2024

Last winter, as the temperatures dropped, the Morning Light email began running the Wednesday Super Soup Spectacular, a weekly dive into the Jewish Light archives where more than 100 soup recipes live quietly, yearning to be rediscovered. This winter...

How to make Amy Lutz’ ‘Instant Pot Carnitas Soup’

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished January 9, 2024

Last winter, as the temperatures dropped, the Morning Light email began running the Wednesday Super Soup Spectacular, a weekly dive into the Jewish Light archives where more than 100 soup recipes live quietly, yearning to be rediscovered. This winter...

How to make Sarah Bouachirs Tunisian Shorba

How to make Sarah Bouachir’s Tunisian Shorba

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished January 2, 2024

Nothing like a good grovel to spark some audience reaction. Yes, I'm referring to my end-of-the-year 'overwritten plea' to the Jewish Light audience to join in a winter crusade to find and share delicious soup recipes. Groveling works Yes, groveling...

Soup, glorious soup: spill the beans on your beloved family recipes and share the broth

Soup, glorious soup: spill the beans on your beloved family recipes and share the broth

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished December 19, 2023

While I would never be so bold as to assert that soup is exclusively a Jewish culinary creation, it undeniably holds a special place in the hearts of the global Jewish community and my own belly. I could write about the origins of Jewish soups and how...

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