Oct 31, 2014

Our Halloween Tradition



Every Halloween since I can remember my mom would make us soup.  Not any kind of soup, but the same kind every year.  She would make it before we went out trick-or-treating.  When we were older she would make it before we went to parties.  It was always there and I loved it! 

When I got married I made it for Ryan and thank heavens he loved it.  He can be a little picky, so this made me happy!  Since he loves it I have been able to continue the tradition with my little family.  It is super simple and super yummy.  

Sometimes I have rolls or bread on the side, but sometimes I like to mix it up and have the soup inside a bread bowl.  Whatever works, but the soup stays the same.  I LOVE soup.  I especially love it when it is cold because it warms me up.  (I am cold all the time it seems.)  Halloween is the perfect time because there is a nip in the air.  

So do you want the recipe?  I think you do and I think you will love it.  It is the best for picky eaters too.  There really isn't a lot to it so even the pickiest eaters will love it. 


Mother Load Soup

Ingredients:
3/4 c. carrots (chopped fine)-2 carrots             1/8 t. pepper
1/2 c. celery                                                      1/8 t. red pepper
8 potatoes diced                                                4 dashes of paprika
1/4 c. onions                                                     4 cans (10 3/4 oz) chicken broth
1/2 c. butter                                                      2 c. half & half
1 c. Bisquick                                                    2 c. cheddar cheese 

1.  Cook carrots, celery, onions, & potatoes in small amount of water.  (10 min)
2.  Drain water and add: butter, Bisquick, pepper, red pepper, and paprika.  This will make a thick paste. 
3.  Remove from heat.  Gradually add chicken broth.  Heat till boiling, stirring constantly for 1 min. 
4.  Reduce heat and add half & half.  (May add 1/3 c. cream and 2/3 c. of milk for substitution) 
5.  Add cheddar cheese.  Heat till melted or read to serve.  


Told you it was simple!  Happy Halloween!

I want to hear your Halloween traditions now.  What do you do every year? 

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4 comments:

Janell Mares said...

I am stopping by from the Frugal Friday Link Up Party! I love soup. This recipe looks super easy and super delish! Thanks for sharing.

Shambray Matthews said...

It is so easy! I hope you can make it and enjoy it.

Maria Brittis said...

Hope you can come by this Fabulous Friday Party to share more of your amazing posts!
Hugs
Maria

Shambray Matthews said...

I will be there!

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