This soup can’t substitute for a visit to the doctor, but the blend of nutrient-rich vegetables, spices and rich broth should help soothe your throat, clear your sinuses, and improve your mood. The New England Soup Factory goes through gallons of it every winter, so Marjorie Druker is definitely onto something. http://www.newenglandsoupfactory.com/. Go to the website and watch Marjorie make this soup. Servings and prep times are a guess as I have never made this soup... Just posting because I want to keep it handy.