Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup

Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup

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by Maggie Stuckey
     
 

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Soup nights are a stress-free way to bring friends together. The host provides two or three pots of soup, while the guests bring their own dishes and silverware, and perhaps a salad or some bread. Neighbors get to know each other by name and people of all ages can connect and socialize. This practical guide encourages you to start your own soup group, with scores

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Soup nights are a stress-free way to bring friends together. The host provides two or three pots of soup, while the guests bring their own dishes and silverware, and perhaps a salad or some bread. Neighbors get to know each other by name and people of all ages can connect and socialize. This practical guide encourages you to start your own soup group, with scores of recipes for soups and sides that your friends will be lining up to taste.

Editorial Reviews

TheKitchn.com
This is a fun book of soup recipes — a great resource for fellow soup-lovers out there — and it comes with a side dish of warm fuzzy feelings.

HGTV Gardens.com
A charming prompt to open your home to company in a lo-fi way, without the pressure of multiple courses, elaborate table settings and epic clean-up.

SoupAddict.com
For those of us who love cookbooks with heart and substance, Soup Night will occupy a well-deserved spot on your shelf. And don’t be surprised if it inspires you to start your own Soup Night, large or small. And even if you’re like me — I have no neighbors within shouting distance, literally — you’ll reach for this book’s soup recipes time and again, especially as the snow begins to fly.

Chinook Observer
This is a fun book of soup recipes — a great resource for fellow soup-lovers out there — and it comes with a side dish of warm fuzzy feelings.

Clean Eating Magazine
A charming prompt to open your home to company in a lo-fi way, without the pressure of multiple courses, elaborate table settings and epic clean-up.

From the Publisher
For those of us who love cookbooks with heart and substance, Soup Night will occupy a well-deserved spot on your shelf. And don’t be surprised if it inspires you to start your own Soup Night, large or small. And even if you’re like me — I have no neighbors within shouting distance, literally — you’ll reach for this book’s soup recipes time and again, especially as the snow begins to fly.

It's a simple, powerful idea captured in a stunningly beautiful book

More than a cookbook, Soup Night delivers a practical guide for hosting a casual affair where a simmering pot of soup (or two) is the star of the party.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612120997
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
10/22/2013
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
320,907
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Brooke Dojny
I want to start a soup night in my neighborhood and, thanks to this book, the strategies as well as delicious-sounding recipes are all laid out for me. Now I just have to decide whether to start with Tortilla Turkey Soup or Red Bean and Red Pepper Soup or….

Marian Wright Edelman
An innovative way to reweave the fabric of community that today’s children and families desperately need — block by block, bowl by bowl.

Caroline Wright
Maggie Stuckey lovingly — and deliciously — relays the story of a single street’s neighborly tradition of gathering over bowls of hearty soup. Soup Nightwill warm your heart and your stomach.

Share Our Strength Billy Shore
A delicious recipe for a new way of building community. By addressing our hunger for nourishing food, soup nights respond to our universal hunger for connection and purpose.

Meet the Author

Maggie Stuckey is a writer who grows vegetables and cooks up a storm in her Portland, Oregon, home. The author of The Bountiful Container and seven other books on gardening and horticulture, she is happiest when tending her vegetable garden and using the outcome to create new soups.

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