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Butternut soup

December 15, 2016  • 

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Well, today was one of those days…After a twelve-hour storm came a flurry of hale, then some light snow and finally a continuous drizzle of rain. Don’t mean to bore you with a weather report, suffice it to say that I was thinking SOUP.

Luckily, I had a bunch of hefty butternuts harvested a couple of months ago and thought one of the new Maggi soup might just be a perfect match with the rather bland squash. It’s called oatmeal tomato soup, (not sure if it is available in the US market).

Now this was fantastic. Initially, I cooked the onions and squash in water and the soup tasted, well, like hospital food. Then, after 15 minutes I added the soup mix and tasted it 5 minutes later. What a difference!! It was like it came to life. It added a layer of beef flavor coupled with tomato (with dried tomato bits) and had a combo of spices that was just the ticket. Relief. Gobble, gobble..


 



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