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Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #10

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #10

SONYA SANFORD, My Jewish Learning March 8, 2022

Matzah Ball Pho Pho (pronounced fuh) is a traditional Vietnamese soup that was popularized around the world by Vietnamese refugees fleeing the Vietnam War and its aftermath. Pho Ga is the chicken noodle variety of the soup. For me, pho is the perfect...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular, sort of: #9

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular, sort of: #9

Rob Eshman, The Forward March 1, 2022

This story was originally published on Feb. 16, by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning. There’s nothing uniquely Jewish about chicken soup. There, I said it. Everywhere on earth where...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #8

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #8

Margi Lenga Kahn, Special For The Jewish Light February 22, 2022

This Cold Potato Leek Soup (Vichyssoise) is lovely simply garnished with snipped chives. However, I made a delicious herb puree – parsley, chives, garlic and olive oil – in a blender to swirl through the soup just before serving. Cold Potato Leek...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #7

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #7

February 15, 2022

Back in 2013, Jeffrey David Solomon entered this recipe in our Matzo Ball Soup contest and was a semi-finalist. Sadly, Jeffrey passed away this week. In his honor, we are bringing his soup recipe back as our Wednesday Soup Spectacular. According to his...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #5

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #5

Ethel G. Hofman February 1, 2022

(JNS) Thick, aromatic and brimming with good taste, soup is the perfect food in cold weather. Each spoonful warms and comforts like nothing else. Besides chicken soup—the panacea for what ails you—chances are you can whip up a pot of soup with whatever...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #4

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #4

January 25, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Light, a lot of soup recipes in our database.  A precursory search found over 200 soup recipes, some dating back 30ish years. Because recipes do not go bad, we’re going to bring them all back to life every other Wednesday with...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #3

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #3

Rob Eshen, The Forward January 11, 2022

“This story was originally published on Jan. 9 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” Everyone needs a go-to matzah ball soup recipe. You really just need one, dependable...

Courtesy Joan Nathan, and “Jewish Cooking in America”

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #2

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer January 4, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Light, a lot of soup recipes in our database.  A precursory search found over 200 soup recipes, some dating back 30ish years. Because recipes do not go bad, we’re going to bring them all back to life every other Wednesday with...

Your Wednesday Surprise Soup Spectacular #1

Your Wednesday Surprise Soup Spectacular #1

December 21, 2021

There are some foods that we as Jews simply identify as “Jewish Food.” It’s a cultural marker and allows a common thread to exist among Jewish communities around the world.  Among the food styles that many Jews can identify with is soup. Now,...

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