Monday, November 9, 2009

Simply Soup

In a pot with water deep
(don't worry deep is not a problem here)

Put the lima beans to seep

(they love to soak and swim)

Tomatoes, onion and garlic be

(believe me they are willing team members)

Along with oregano and celery

(they consider soup a great hangout)

Cook ever so slowly and often stir

(hey, they don't want to get stuck either)

Cook to the softness you prefer

(ah, you know how good soft can feel)

A bit of rice if you choose

(and why not)

With or without you cannot loose

(you are a winner either way)

For all the goodness you combine

(can't beat togetherness)

Will make your soup utterly divine.

(what more can you ask for!)


(Food for Thought, Coaching Chef)

Rose Marie Raccioppi

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  1. A delightful departure from your usual pieces Rose Marie! I made a soup that looks exactly like that last week - except I put in a bit of orzo instead of rice and used white kidney beans.
    We are in 'sync' with our soups!!

  2. Hi-

    I am very fussy about soup - I need to know for sure what is in it before I will take a spoonful. :-) I find your soup very inviting - I like everything that is in it AND I love what each 'member' is doing - the blend s perfect. I can smell it from here. mmmmm

    Love to you

  3. Rose Marie,
    Yummy the soup looks and sounds soo good. I will have to try it. I like how you wrote the receipe in a poetic form. Brought a smile to my face.
    Take care.

  4. this one was fun...its that time of year, the colld chill in the air and soup on the stove...ahh.

  5. I love homemade soups, squash is my favorite but I am always willing to try something new..I will try yours for sure. I love how you incorporated your writing with this receipe, you do have a wonderful gift with words...:-) Hugs

  6. Hello All, Yes, a bit of a November chill, an early sunset, and on goes the soup. Its ready. Your dish is on the table. Fresh baked bread, green salad, mixed fruit cup - all waiting for you. Thanks for stopping by. More HUGS for dessert!

  7. I LOVE IT!!!!!
    What a special treat to have read this today!
    You totally made me grin ear to ear!

  8. Rain, OK - a bowl of pleasure in the making. Thanks. Happy for the grin.

  9. Hahaha...This is so clever and fun and the best special ingredient for the soup.