I make it about every two weeks because O’Half likes soup
every day for lunch, and this is his favorite.
The mystery? the bouillon cubes! The recipe calls for 2 chicken
bouillon cubes, but I cheat and use 2 plus one reduced sodium one.
(Because I don’t want to use three regular ones.)
Still with me? Well, for the last couple of months the “regular” bouillon
cubes have been a store brand, but the reduced sodium cube has been a
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED AT how long it takes to open those little
store brand cubes! And there are two of those compared to the easy
opening of the other.
See the nice golden wrapper on left? See the tattered, ripped ones
on the right?! How can it be that those little wrappers are so hard
Each time I think it was just my imagination last time I made soup and
blithely go about opening the little golden cube wrappers. But it was NOT
my imagination! It is just about impossible to get those store brand cubes
open! I go through a process where I wish someone else was in the kitchen,
too, so we could have a race.
I’ve decided that when I plan to make fresh soup, I’ll spend time the night
before getting the cubes ready to go. I’ve also made a little decision to buy
name brand bouillon cubes!
Recipe follows in next post! No, probably not . . .just kidding.