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November 18, 2014 is

National Vichyssoise Day

It’s National Vichyssoise Day! This holiday celebrates vichyssoise—a delicious thick, French-style soup made from potatoes, cream, chicken stock, leeks, and onions.

Traditionally served chilled, vichyssoise (pronounced “vee shee swahzz”) has a French name but was invented in America. It was created in 1917 by a French chef named Louis Diat when he was working at the Ritz-Carlton in New York. He named the dish after “Vichy,” a town near to where he grew up.  

Never tried vichyssoise? Find a recipe online and make it for dinner tonight!

  • November is National Pomegranate Month & Peanut Butter Lover's Month & Family Literacy Month
  • This week is American Education Week

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