If any of you have been reading since the beginning, you may remember my excitement last year with the inaugural soup exchange. Although it is nearly March and we are heading out of soup season, we are doing it again! One last soup hurrah! This coming Sunday, friends, neighbors and colleagues are gathering at our house to enjoy a soup dinner and then exchange soups so each end up with a freezer or refrigerator filled with a potpourri of yumminess.

Want to host your own soup exchange? I make a large pot of soup to serve and ask others to bring bread, a drink or dessert to share. For the exchange, here are the instructions I emailed to my gang:

1. Make a yummy soup, preferably freezer friendly (pasta and rice don’t always freeze well but you can leave it out and instruct to add later)
2. Package it in disposable containers, 3 cups per container. Glad makes a rectangular Soup & Salad that is 3 cups or 24 oz.
3. Put a label or piece of paper on each container of soup with the name and serving suggestions.
4. Bring as many 3 cup containers of soup as you want to our house.
5. At the end of the evening, you choose as many containers as you brought. So, you go home with a variety of soups.

Find soup recipe ideas here. Happy Soup Exchanging!

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6 Responses to “2nd Annual Soup Exchange”

  1. sarah Says:

    this is a fantastic idea to gather friends, share recipes and warm the home. Not to mention, stock up on some fantastic meals!

  2. mav Says:

    damn. i wish i could come!!! big hugs to you & baby & seals. xx

  3. Sues is not Martha Says:

    Ummm what a great idea!!! I’m always looking for good get-together idea for my friends, and this sounds just perfect. I might have to plan something like this soon! Thanks :)


  4. Nan Says:

    Wow, what a great idea! I think I’m going to steal it before winter’s totally over…

  5. Curried Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup Says:

    [...] Although spring is just around the corner, I am going to post just a few more soup recipes thanks to my recent soup exchange. I served exchanged this vegetarian soup and some of our guests were nice enough to share their recipes with me. So, stay tuned for the final soup hurrah! Darn you never-ending winter – we WILL survive you with our warm, comforting soups to the last! [...]

  6. Salomehx Says:

    thats it, man

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