TIP OF THE DAY: Pho & Ramen Breakfast…Or Perhaps Some Miso Soup?

Asians drink soup for breakfast: Japanese miso soup and Thai pho, for example. Americans looking for something quick, hot, nutritious and comforting should consider the option. Both can be packed with vegetables, and carried in a travel mug or thermos. Your soup supply can also be part of a low-calorie, healthful lunch or snack. EASY…
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RECIPE: New England Clam Chowder

January 21st is National New England Clam Chowder Day, with a cream base. There is no National Manhattan Clam Chowder Day, honoring the tomato-base version; but you can have your choice of recipes on February 25th. THE HISTORY OF CHOWDER Chowder is a type of soup (see below for the major categories) made with potatoes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Tom Kha Gai Soup

Our neighborhood Thai restaurant closed on December 31st, victim to a(nother) heartless New York City landlord. It left us without our weekly supply of tom kha gai—and at the start of National Soup Month, no less. Tom kha gai, literally “chicken galangal soup,” is a spicy and sour hot chicken soup with coconut milk. In…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Nona Lim Soups

[1] One of the grab-and-go soup cups, in five flavors. [2] Soup pouches, in 10 flavors. [3] Combine one of six varieties of noodles with a broth for a delicious noodle bowl. [4] Add pho ingredients to pho broth. [5] Enjoy Thai Green Curry plain, or [6] loaded with fresh veggies, proteins and/or grains of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Jewish Chicken & Matzoh Ball Soup Soup

In the 1970s, one of the most beloved subway advertising campaigns in New York City was, “You don’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s real Jewish rye.” Each poster or print ad in the campaign featured African-Americans, Asians, choir boys Irish cops, Italian grandmothers and WASPs, enjoying a slice of the rye bread (see…
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