I haven’t been home much recently. I’ve been working like crazy – and the result has been I haven’t been cooking much. Luckily, I’d stocked up my freezer in preparation for this kitchen hiatus, and I’ve spent the last two weeks working my way through my stores.
But tonight I was home. It felt really good. I wandered through my favorite market, putting anything in my basket that sounded remotely good…and when I was back in my kitchen, I poured myself an (admittedly huge) glass of wine and thought about what to cook for dinner.
Nothing sounded better than soup…and I had the fixins for a simple, tasty one…including some homemade chicken stock. As with so many of my favorite homemade items, you don’t need to make it yourself. Especially if you want to make a tasty soup at home on a weeknight – don’t stress. Buy the good stuff at the store, and you’ll be fine. But the next time you’re home on a rainy day, whip up a batch. The next time you make soup…you’ll be glad you did.
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