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Not Your Grandmother’s Chicken Soup!

General, Gluten Free, Soup, Winter | January 28, 2012 | By

Chicken Soup and Bread On Snow
This chicken soup looks sweet and innocent and well, like any other homemade chicken soup (see above photo) but…it’s not. Imagine your grandmother dabbling a bit with the goth look. Don’t be afraid: she’s still the sweet grandmother you know and love, but she’s wearing black boots, black nail polish and/or lots of black eyeliner! Ok, so this is chicken soup and looks like it, but there’s definitely something different and that’s what makes it so great. I’ve made chicken soup every way you can think of: boiling whole chickens, roasting the carcass and then boiling that – you name it, I’ve done it. Then why make this? Because it’s just different enough while still being chicken soup and it’s easy. And then you ask, what makes it so different? Cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon, and red pepper flakes. Oh, and the easy comes into play since you don’t have to strain anything. So, I found myself again last week looking at snow and warming up just thinking about that soup…


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