Soup and Links…


The other day I was reading Posie Gets Cozy, a lovely blog, and she talked about comfort foods.  I was thinking about my comfort foods and how they’ve changed over the years.  In college, it was pizza, chips and salsa with orange juice.  In early marriage, I remember making carmel corn and baked croissants with meat and cheese in the middle.  Now it seems to be anything that isn’t local to here—baked apples, soups, casseroles, but also those seem kind of traditional comfort foods to my Midwestern up-bringing.  My mom sent a bag of egg noodles and they were gone in a weekend–used in Chicken and Noodles.  I’m going home in less than a month, perfect timing for baking Valentine cookies with my grandma—something I haven’t gotten to do in two years.  I wasn’t forgotten, I’ve gotten a parcel of cookies both years, but this year I will be there to eat them in person with my grandpa, fresh cookie baking aromas and all!  It is about smell too, isn’t it.  After living here (or getting older), I also think comfort not only comes with the flavors or warmth, but also with making something by hand because it takes your mind off everything else.  I look at the list of foods and each takes a little bit longer to make than the last.  Hmmm.  Food for thought, Thanks Posie.  And this cream of tomato soup was also one of her comfort foods.  I gave it a whirl today and it was so simple and delightful alongside a ham n’ cheese wrap. Jewelry Making 
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We have a glass coffee table that we often eat at.  I’m not crazy about the table, but it is kind of fun when a little white dog sits under it looking up at the food or us.


  1. Oh that picture of Rocker made my day! =)
    He is too adorable!!!

  2. šŸ™‚ couldn’t resist commenting on this pic hehe
    Our dinner table has a glass top too, and I love it to see my yorkie watching at us with puppy eyes wishing for some leftovers.

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