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Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 | 4 comments

Make, Freeze, Swap: How to Host a Soup Exchange

Make, Freeze, Swap: How to Host a Soup Exchange

I was very excited when I received my invitation to attend the third annual soup exchange hosted by my friend Lori. She gave some serious thought to the logistics of the event and in year three, she pretty much has it down to a science. What’s a soup exchange? It’s when several invitees make a different kind of soup each. At the event, everyone exchanges some of their soup with the others to take home. Simple as that. Lori did some online research and discovered that these events are quite popular. There’s even an annual soup swap day on January 21. You can go about the exchange in many different ways. Here’s how we did it this time around: Lori sent out an evite and got 8 respondants, each of whom shared a soup recipe with her. Mine was mushroom barley. A week before the exchange, she sent out these instructions: 1. Make soup – enough for at least 6 cups per person, including you. That’s 48 cups! 2....

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