I can think of nothing better than delicious homemade chicken soup on a cold winter’s evening. Chicken soup has always seemed a mythological elixir of health to me. Whenever anyone gets sick, it is always on the top of the list of recommendations. My mother learned how to make homemade chicken noodle soup when I was in high school. Needless to say, it was quite the success.
I have never been a big “recipe follower”. I found a quote by the Dalai Lama about cooking that seems to fit my cooking philosophy best:
Approach Love And Cooking With Reckless AbandonTHe Dalai Lama
My girlfriend tells me that cooking with me feels like a “quickfire challenge” from Top Chef. I generally think cooking is more interesting, fun and creative when one starts with a hodgepodge of ingredients and then puts something together organically. If all else fails, there are always frozen t.v. dinners in the freezer 🙂
I could not figure out how to make chicken soup and my kids were sick at one point, so I broke down and looked up a recipe. Here is one that I use regularly (probably the only one).
Anyway, I am heading off to play in my adult league baseball championship game today and don’t want to be late, so here is the recipe that I like to use, although any will do.
I encourage you to give this recipie a whirl! If you make enough of it, it can last for days and is pretty healthy depending on how you prepare it. Kids love it! Hopefully it will warm your soul as it has mine on those cold winter’s nights!
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What recipes do you like to use? What foods make you feel like home? Are there foods that have certain metaphysical properties for you, like homemade chicken soup for me?