And the Winner Is ...

Soup, Glorious Soup! Thank you for collecting so many great soup recipes!Many thanks to the dozens of my fellow soup enthusiasts from all over the world who cooked soup for Soup's On.

Just like a good potluck, somehow our collection of soup recipes offers a soup for every taste and circumstance.

The soups that take hours to simmer stove-top, the ones that toss together in minutes. The soups made from pantry staples, the ones with hard-to-find ingredients. Newly discovered soup recipes and the long-time family favorites. Recipes carefully followed and others invented with what was on hand.

I was moved by many of the soup stories, cross-continental stock-making, surviving a first cold winter, falling in love with winter, a first-time soup-maker, the saving grace of soup for a soon-to-be-Mom, a soup passed from one generation to another, an ingredient combination I can't dispel from my brain, the age-old tale of stone soup, and the sweet surprise of a dessert soup!

So many many thanks to all for the grand collection, Soup, Glorious Soup!

And now, who's the lucky winner of Nava Atlas' autographed cookbook, Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons? The photo is of my nephew Matthew picking a name from among all the entries. Congratulations to Tanna from My Kitchen in Half Cups! (If you'll e-mail your address please, I'll forward to Nava so the cookbook can go into the mail to you.)

But the real winners are our families, our friends, all who shared all the delicious soups we made. Many thanks, all!






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9 comments:

Alanna, this was a great month of soups! Thank you, and thanks to everyone for sharing your recipes.

That was a great collection of soups Alanna.Looking forward to next month's theme.
Congratulations to Tanna!:))

Alanna, I missed this month's event. I love soups and am bowled over by the huge collection here...Looking forward to the next theme! Congrats to Tanna!

Wow, what a collection! Almost makes me wish the cold weather would go on a little longer. (But not quite.)Thanks for hosting such a fun event!

Sadly I missed this Soup-event, too, but at least I know now where to turn for interesting soup ideas! Good job, Alanna!

Wow. I thank you so much.
Yes, I agree, the winner is really all of us who now have a huge and wonderful great month of soups to enjoy!
Thanks so much for hosting!!!

That was such a wonderful theme for February, and I've so many new soups to try! Thanks so much.

Congratulations, Tanna! Enjoy the book. And congratulations Alanna for a wonderfully successful month of soup! :)

Lydia ~ Thanks!

Asha ~ Thanks! No 'theme' for March at A Veggie Venture, but there are of course, great food events happening across the food blog world.

Chandrika ~ Another time!

Sarah ~ All good things must come to an end. Luckily there's always another recipe for soup!

Pille ~ You were missed!

Tanna ~ Congratulations!!

S'kat ~ Thanks for your own participation, Shelley, twice!

Christine ~ Thanks!

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Thank you for taking a moment to write! I read each and every comment, for each and every recipe, whether a current recipe or a long-ago favorite. If you have a specific question, it's nearly always answered quick-quick. ~ Alanna