Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Split Pea Soup

by Meghann on November 11, 2009

Mmm… soup!

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I told you Split Pea Soup would be seen on the blog in the very near future. There’s something about this bowl of green mush that just makes me so happy.

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Thanks to my Quick & East Split Pea Soup recipe I was able to make a quick batch of soup right after I got off of work.

I didn’t have any ham on hand, but I did have the Boccalone Salami from my Foodbuzz swag bag that I knew would be the perfect replacement.

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The salami was the perfect salty addition to mushy soup.

Before

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1.5 hours later

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While the soup was simmering I got to work baking a batch of Pumpkin Cornbread (recipe found here).

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I highly suggest you give this recipe a shot. It was a nice twist on the classic cornbread recipe.

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This afternoon I had a bag of PopChips at work.

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I have been diligently teaching Maddie how to play fetch for a few weeks now and this afternoon she finally grasped the concept!

Unfortunately when I tried to film her new talent she was more interested in the camera then fetching! Oh well. The video was still adorable and proved that Miss Maddie is a little camera diva.

Take a look for yourself! (If you are in google reader you need to click to the blog to see it)

 

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