Soap making: OVER!, Soup making: poised

ladelsData suggests that soap making peaked in late 2004 and has steadily declined.  Meanwhile, soup making appears to the an up and comer, so get out your hand-carved local artisan BPA-free organic rosewood soup ladles and buy this book:  Make sure that several people see you reading it (preferably on some sort of public transport) and be prepared to tell them all about lentils and how they are nitrogen-fixing which is good for local natural organic sustainable agricultural practices that don’t involve Monsanto.  Never speak of soap making again. I don’t care if you have a batch setting right now. Throw it away.