Chilled Minted Cucumber Soup

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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Utterly refreshing on a hot day or sultry evening, this gorgeous celadon soup makes a fine starter, or when served in attractive mugs or glasses, an unusual accompaniment to a summer Shabbat dinner or lunch or to a Shavuot meal. Or offer it in demitasse cups, a family collection of china teacups, or oversized shotglasses for a stunning break-the-fast drink on Yom Kippur.

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