Thursday, January 8, 2009

I have decided . . .

. . . January is bread and soup month.

(what's for dinner?)


Lanna said...

That looks divine! Where did the photo come from and does it have an accompanying recipe? I'll see if I can post a few bread and soup recipes for you. :)

rachel said...

Oh, Yummy! What time is dinner???

B. Perky said...

It's on

Just search french onion soup. Looks really easy.

B. Perky said...

This would be dinner on Friday night, my next night off. I may just try the French onion and a big green salad with the tasty poppy seed dressing I made the other day.

9 of Nine said...

Ok, this used to be Disneyland's Clam Chowder recipe, but I don't like the idea of clams, so I've morphed it into our family's corn chowdah recipe. If you want, you can take out the bacon and peas and add some clams, and you'll be back at the original recipe. Try it, you'll like it!

1/2 C butter
1 onion, chopped
6 T flour
4 chicken bouillon cubes
2 1/2 C hot water
1 1/2 C cubed potatoes, or more
1 16 oz. can whole kernel corn, undrained
3 C hot milk
1/2 bag frozen peas
1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled

Dissolve bouillon cubes in water and set aside. Melt butter in large pot, and saute onions until tender. Add flour to butter and onions and stir until well blended. Pour in bouillon mixture, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients and simmer until potatoes are tender, stirring frequently so bottom does not scorch. Serve hot, and garnish with grated cheddar if desired.

Enjoy. I love you.


9 of Nine said...

Oh, I also have an incredible grilled chicken artichoke soup recipe. It takes time, but is worth the wait and smells so good - fills the whole house with yumminess. I submitted it to Here's the link:

sara and gailon said...

Wow! Some serious yummorooskies going on here!!!

Rhonda said...

I kept thinking about this as I was doing my grocery shopping "January is bread and soup month." We're doing bread and soup for dinner at least twice a week this month!
I'm a big believer in "instant home-made" soups. Things like minestrone-ish soup with a cup of pasta sauce, 1 can of chicken or beef stock (your choice), 1 can of canelli beans, 1 cup of cut green beans, 1 cup of your choice of small pasta. I may change the proportions and the ingredients depending on my mood, and what's in the pantry or refrigerator. Leftover roast or chicken? Add that in. No canelli beans? Any beans will do. Garbanzos are great, and so are black beans. Top with parmesan.

B. Perky said...

Yeah, I like pantry soups too. My mother-in-law makes the best and easiest chicken soup in the world. She cooks a whole chicken with onion, celery and carrots, takes out the bones and skin and adds a package of Top Ramen. So good! I'm thinkin' you could do it with a cooked chicken from the grocery store and then add whatever you want.