5 Tips On Making Food For the Masses

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The morning after superstorm Sandy swept through New York City, and the damage was being surveyed, I got hit with a serious cooking bug. I’m sure I’m not the only one. The storm’s aftermath has put many people in this region in dire circumstances comparable to those during the Dust Storm, with basic necessities such as food and shelter compromised for the past week. I saw people with pitchers draining out their cars on the cold, damp streets in Red … Read More

Summer Borscht

Okay, it’s not summer anymore, and Indian summer has not yet arrived. Instead, this is about the time of year people start taking flu shots, and sweaters and scarfs out from hibernation boxes and changing their sheets to flannel. I do all these things minus the flu shots. But I do have a good way to boost the immune — fresh veggies and bloody, bloody, antioxidant-rich beets. To keep that blood pumping.

The Combo That Could

win the Souperdouper Soup Kitchen Sandwich Special, that is! It was a sweltering hot Saturday like most of the scorchers this week, but we saved a hearty appetite for the twelve different sandwiches, soups or combos of both at this benefit cook-off. And soon, we hope even hungrier people from the neighborhood will get to enjoy the best of the bunch, too.

Souper Judges and Prizes for Saturday’s Cook-Off

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The Souperdouper Soup Kitchen Sandwich Special is in three days! Whose soup and/or sandwich will reign supreme? I can’t wait to see (and eat). Be there 1-4pm at t.b.d. (no, that doesn’t mean “to be declared,” it’s the name of the bar) on the 15th to find out. In the meantime, some exciting updates. And the judges are…