National Homemade Soup Day - February 4

NATIONAL HOMEMADE SOUP DAY

National Homemade Soup Day is observed annually on February 4th.

Before the era of modern transportation, soup was a product of regionally available foods.  For this reason, there are thousands of soup recipes available today.

Many soups also have medicinal purposes.  What was once considered a wives’ tale, chicken soup now has the backing of the scientific community with helping relieve the symptoms of the common cold.  Scientists believe that a bowl of the soup may reduce inflammation of the lungs. It is thought that chicken soup slows down the activity of white blood cells that can cause the inflammation.

HOW TO OBSERVE

From chowders and broths to creamy bisques, National Day Calendar found a few recipes to give a try on National Homemade Soup Day.

Wonton Soup

Decadent Tomato Bisque

Chicken and White Corn Chowder

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HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to identify the creator of National Homemade Soup Day. 

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National Homemade Soup Day - Many soups also have medicinal purposes.  What was once considered a wives' tale, chicken soup now has the backing of the scientific community with helping relieve the symptoms of the common cold.