A shower of split peas cascades into a pot at the start of production of the popular split pea and ham soup, which is one of the Holy Trinity soup crew's most sought-after offerings.
Vegetables that have been finely chopped await their future as soup. Holy Trinity's soup is popular with parishioners and area residents alike. What's your favorite? Vote on the order form on the right of the page.
That's a question typically asked during Sunday Mass, and, more often than not, the response from a few pews down the aisle is a resounding "yes."
There have been as many as six in the crew - five soup makers and a sixth who helps label and pack the orders. Most of the volunteers have been cooking chicken noodle, hamburger barley, split pea and ham, tortellini, chili and others in our kitchen for the last four years.
With the closing of the church building in March 2020 by the bishop as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, soup-making stopped, and the kitchen was closed for several months.
That changed in October 2020 with production of the ever-popular hamburger barley. December featured chicken noodle, and cream of tomato was February 2021's offering.
Prices are $4 a pint and $7 a quart, and December is featuring the ever-popular hamburger barley.
Thank you for your support, and don't forget, there is still tomato bisque in the freezer.
For security purposes, when you click "submit," an email with your order will appear with Holy Trinity's email address in the send field. Just hit send.
Please support our soup ministry now that we are back at the stove. We started slowly so that we could adhere to state, federal and diocesan safety guidelines.
For December, our chefs in the Holy Trinity kitchen are making hamburger barley, which will be available for $4 a pint and $7 a quart. Each month, we have an "order by" date and two pickup times. You can use this order form for the soup if you wish.
Please pay by cash, check or Vanco.
Which soup would you like us to offer next: cheese tortellini, beef chili, split pea, chicken noodle, or hamburger barley? See the order form to choose.
If you prefer to send in or drop off an order form, it is right here for downloading and printing.
Split pea and ham soup simmers on the Great Hall kitchen stove.