Celebrate National Homemade Soup Day with Our Delicious Soup Recipes
When the cold winter months settle in, there’s nothing like a steaming bowl of homemade soup to warm you up! That’s why we are excited to celebrate National Homemade Soup Day on January 4th. To honor this special day, we have compiled some of our favorite soup recipes for you to try.
What is the History of National Homemade Soup Day?
National Homemade Soup Day is observed on Saturday, February 4th, 2023. This day celebrates the warm, comforting feeling of homemade soup. Soup has been a staple in many cultures for centuries; it’s a great way to make a meal out of simple ingredients and is often thought to be healthier than other processed dishes due to its freshness.
1772: The first known soup recipe was published in a cookbook.
1890: The canning industry began, making it easier for people to access ready-made soups.
1920s: Campbell’s Soup Company became popular, selling condensed soups in tins.
1930s: The invention of the electric blender made it easier to make homemade soups.
1980s: The invention of the slow cooker made it even easier for people to make and enjoy soups at home.
How Can I Celebrate National Homemade Soup Day?
1. Share your experience
One of the best ways to celebrate National Homemade Soup Day is by sharing your experience making and eating it with family and friends. Post pictures or videos on social media, or send out a group text or email letting everyone know how much you enjoyed your delicious homemade soup!
2. Try Some New Recipes
If you love soup but want to switch it up, why not try some new recipes? We have some perfect homemade soup recipes that you can use to make your own soup. Don’t forget to add some fresh herbs and spices for extra flavor! Most soups can be stored in the fridge or freezer, so you can reheat and enjoy them throughout the week.
Our Favorite Homemade Soup Recipes:
Famous chicken soups:
3. Make Soup for Someone Else in Need
Homemade soup is a great way to show someone you care about them. Consider making a pot of soup and delivering it to a neighbor or family member. It’s a thoughtful gesture that they’ll be sure to appreciate!
4. Recreate a copied formula
Many people love to recreate classic recipes from their favorite restaurants and stores. Why not give it a go? With a little bit of creativity, you can make a delicious copycat version of your favorite soup!
Read a chicken soup book while you wait for your soup
Homemade soup takes time to simmer on the stove, so reading a chicken soup for the soul book while your soup cooks is a great way to pass the time. There are many books in this series, so you’re sure to find something that speaks to you.
• Golfer’s soul chicken soup
• Nurse’s soul chicken soup
National Homemade Soup Day FAQs
Q: What type of soups can be made for National Homemade Soup Day?
A: Any type of soup you’d like! Whether it’s a classic chicken noodle soup or something more unique and flavorful, there are so many delicious recipes to choose from. You can even customize your own soup to make it perfect for you!
Q: What ingredients are needed to make your own homemade masterpiece soup?
A: The ingredients you’ll need will depend on the type of soup you’re making. However, some common items include stock, vegetables, herbs and spices for flavor, and sometimes a protein like chicken or beans. You can also get creative with different add-ins like noodles, cheese, bacon garnish, or other items.
Q: How can I make sure the soup is healthy?
A: You can make your homemade soup healthier by choosing low-sodium stock and fresh vegetables instead of canned or frozen ones/frozen vegetables. Be mindful of added fats and sugars, too! If you’re looking for some extra nutrition, adding legumes and grains can help boost the nutritional content.
Happy National Homemade Soup Day! Share your favorite soup recipes with us on social media by tagging us on Instagram using @ventraykitchen. We’d love to see what soups you’ve made. Enjoy!