Soup and Bread

A community meal project based in Chicago

Wild (Mushroom) Soup

From Charlie Ryan I didn’t get a taste of this, or even a photo — but I hear it was deliciously rich. Try it at home! Ingredients butcher’s string 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 12 ounces […]

Feb, 07 · in Soup Recipes

Soup & Bread 2016: February 10

The soup + patrons equation makes for some confounding algebra, with a multitude of unknown variables: How much soup did each cook prepare? How many vegetarians are coming? Who will cancel at the last minute? […]

Feb, 04 · in Event Schedule

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

From Leah Cooper and Chelsea Dare From our January 13 Soup & Bread–a super hearty, tangy cabbage soup, made smoky with bacon and sweet thanks to raisins and brown sugar. This should be a winter […]

Jan, 29

Black Bean Chili

From Dan Weissmann Makes 8 cups A classic recipe from the Greens cookbook, which Dan says he “follows slavishly,” save for roasting the poblanos under the broiler and, generally, using canned beans. Says the original […]

Jan, 29

Boozy Barley Soup With Lamb

From Dana Bassett You garnish the soup with a dash of whiskey. What more do you really need to know? This is a Jamie Oliver recipe and it’s hearty and restorative. And, yes, intoxicating. Ingredients […]

Jan, 28

Soup & Bread 2016: February 3

This week’s Soup & Bread was an object lesson in upending expectations. We had one soup cook cancel and another get the date wrong; we had a dire shortage of bread; we had basically confusion […]

Jan, 28

Red Lentil Soup

From Katie Johnson Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 large onions or leeks, white and pale-green parts only, chopped 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger fine sea salt 1 tablespoon ground cumin […]

Jan, 23