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Old 04-17-2007, 03:31 PM   #11
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I love tom. soup also. Last winter, I started making my own and now my husband and son like it too. I was raised on campbell's, and I still love it for lunch with a sandwich

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Old 04-17-2007, 03:31 PM   #12
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I really enjoy tomato/rice soup. It's really good.
And for chicken soup...well.......matzo balls.....egg noodles......rice.....and I always like to mash up my cooked carrots in it too

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Old 04-17-2007, 05:46 PM   #13
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float fresh basil and grate parm into your tom soup. wowser!
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Old 04-17-2007, 07:29 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by jabbur
The rock in the story "Stone Soup" really is nothing more than a catalyst. The villagers were all hoarding their food but starving in the process snce they each had only a small amount of food. The traveler starts with water and a stone. The villagers become curious about his cooking. He tells them he's making stone soup. It's a very good soup but could be made better if he had an onion. So one villager says he has an onion. The story continues like this until a hearty vegetable soup is in the making from everyone contributing their own little bit. There was enough for everyone to eat their fill. The rock really had nothing to do with the soup itself as far as being magical except that it brought everyone together.
My grandmother used to read us that story when we were little. Even as a little kid, I understood and loved the moral: as individuals, they had didn't have enough resources, but when they teamed up to pool their resources, they had plenty. A great lesson in business, families, and life.

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Old 04-17-2007, 07:38 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by toni1948
What's better than tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich
Almost nothing...lol, that's hard to beat!
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Old 04-17-2007, 09:45 PM   #16
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My favorite way to have tomato soup is with chick peas & a hint of lemon. There was a restaurant names St. Basil's that always made it that way & I just loved it with crusty parmesan bread.
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Old 04-17-2007, 10:57 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by jabbur
The rock really had nothing to do with the soup itself as far as being magical except that it brought everyone together.
if thats not magic then i don't know what is.
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Old 04-18-2007, 01:15 AM   #18
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Nothing like a warm creamy bowl of tomato basil soup :)

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