September 28, 2023

Rooster Soup Problem, Father vs. Son!Chicken Soup Challenge

Final week my son mentioned he went to my weblog and made the rooster soup from the recipe I submit yearly. I couldn’t be prouder!

Chicken Soup Challenge

And he and his roommate liked it! Look how delectable!

Right here is the unique article:

Rooster Soup Season – Jewish Fashion Chicken Soup Season

It’s that point of the yr. Chilly and flu season, with a twist of Covid. We get Winter colds yearly, however g-d forbid this yr anybody hears you cough! I do know I wouldn’t have Covid as I examine my sense of style each 20 minutes throughout waking hours!

This recipe was handed down from my Grandmother to my mom, and the entire household loves it. My nieces and nephews suppose my mother’s is the very best, however my cousins and siblings agree, Grandma Sophie’s Rooster Soup was by far the very best ever made on the planet Earth!

I’m simply glad my son likes mine! I hope I get to make it for his youngsters some day, however gained’t or not it’s awkward once they name it Grandma Mitch’s Rooster Soup!

I exploit an enormous pot so I can freeze containers of soup for the following month. Kind of like how a hoarder cooks!

"Chicken Soup"

Jewish Rooster Soup Instructions

  • Put flanken (or beef quick ribs) in a pot with simply sufficient water to cowl it.
  • Boil the flanken 5 minutes or so till fats/skim involves high so that you can take away all. Put aside to chill.
  • Clear rooster nicely. All of it goes into the soup apart from the liver.
  • Minimize carrots in 3-4″ items.
  • Line backside of pot with bones, then beef, then rooster, then dill, then parsley, celery, onions, potato, turnip, and carrots. Add chilly water (it’s a scientific undeniable fact that chilly water works finest, one thing to do with the collagen within the bones) to cowl.
  • Convey water to a boil and watch so you possibly can take away high fats always earlier than masking, then let simmer/gradual boil for 3 hours. Add salt and pepper to style.
  • When soup is prepared, pressure elements retaining soup separate. Save carrots individually in container after which eat or discard what you don’t need. I eat all of it!

As acknowledged earlier, that is an previous Jewish rooster soup recipe, so it requires kosher rooster, which is salted as a part of the koshering course of. Common rooster would require extra salt.

It is a two day course of.

Day 2 of Grandma Sophie’s Rooster Soup Recipe:

Refrigerate your soup in a single day in order that the fats will rise to the highest. Take away the fats. Soup tastes higher on the second day! We eat it with skinny egg noodles, not rice, not dumplings and never matzoh balls!

My grandma handed away in 2001, and I’ll at all times miss her, and I’ll at all times keep in mind her rooster soup, made with love, simply as they are saying. My mother now makes this recipe, and all her grandchildren are constructing these similar recollections, they love this soup!

It is a fantastic household custom with the Grandparent cooking love proper into the soup! I’m simply unhappy that my son by no means acquired to fulfill my Grandma, she was the very best. She was GiGi Sophie to the good grandkids, and sure, she at all times had her Ricky Martin calendar behind her!

This soup is greater than a meals, it’s a bowl of recollections!