May 9/365 Soup

My family was solidly working class, from a rare time in history when that meant we had enough. Enough food, enough room, enough money to put a little aside if my Mother economized. Her beef stew was a staple, a vegetable-rich, brothy wonder, scented with bay, parsley, and thyme. Today it simmers on my stove.

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3 thoughts on “May 9/365 Soup

  1. That sounds good. And yes, we were the working class equivalent as farmers. Luxuries (which today I call essentials) were possible, but economising was necessary.

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  2. I’ll bet it’s delicious. My dad was the soup maker in the family. I’d be using more of his recipes today if I hadn’t developed the potato allergy.

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