Thursday, October 4, 2012

Soup Sweat

by Meghann on October 4, 2012

Tonight’s dinner was a twist on last month’s Sweet Potato and Bacon Soup.


Only I…

  • switched out the bacon for chicken sausage (all gone now!)
  • added two parsnips
  • added a cup or ricotta right before I pureed it


The changes gave the soup a little more depth in flavor and a bit of texture. It was a little thicker and tasted just like fall, especially when I topped it with some raisins and walnuts. I licked the bowl clean. ๐Ÿ™‚


If only the weather would cooperate with my craving for soup – I was sweating while eating this bowl!

Worth it.

Who watched tonight’s episode of Glee?! I’m really digging the new season so far, I wasn’t sure where they would go with the show after the majority of the cast graduated, but I think the changes were exactly what the show needed to keep everything fresh. I’m just sad I have to wait until November for new episodes.

After the episode, I had to watch Blaine’s original rendition of Teenage Dream.

Doesn’t that just make you heart break even more? Sigh.

Good night!

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