Making your own soup
How to make soup- I rarely make soup but when I do I make sure it is a good one. When I say good. What I mean is good for you and one thats tastes good.
To start with I get a variety of beans that you use as a base. Lentils all varieties, red, white, brown. The same with other beans, red kidney beans and so on. I then decide how much soup I am going to make usually a big pot which will last a week or so. Then I get the bean and put them in a large bowl and leave then in water in the fridge to soak overnight. The water should extend over the top of the beans by about half an inch in the old measurements. This is because the beans will take up some of the water in the soaking process. Now in the morning when the beans are taken out of the fridge say a minimum of eight hours they will be soft enough to include in the rest of the soup mix. Next you need to decide what to add to the soup a A chicken stock base for instance. Or you can do like I do and add just a wide variety of white and red and other coloured vegetables. These will need to be peeled sliced chopped as required. Then added to the giant mix. Then you ned to select the herbs ans spices that you want to add. In this case I say the more the merrier. When it comes to soup my soup that is I add salt, peppers, garlic, parsley, Worstershire Sauce, HP sauce, Soy sauce to name a few. They all go into the mix...
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