Souper Comfort Food

Submitted by ShaRhonda Crow

Soup is liquid comfort. I have told my readers time and time again how my inner Martha Stewart wells up and my chest sticks out when my family, especially my husband sends me a text telling me his leftovers are even better than they were the night before, or the entire family says this is a “make again” dish.

You see, it brings great comfort to me to know that they enjoy what I prepare for them to eat each evening. I grew up in a home where supper was expected to be on the table at 5:00 pm. Or maybe that was just my perception, because my Moma taught me that my Daddy worked hard all day and deserved a good meal when he pulled his oily work boots off for the night. After almost ten years of marriage, seven of which I have been a stay at home or work at home wife and mother, I too try to have a meal ready when my husband walks in at 5:30. He doesn’t expect it. He is happy with a bowl of cereal or a bag of popcorn. Like I said, I think it’s an inner comfort, a sense of accomplishment and responsibility to myself to see that they have the tradition of a good evening meal. Maybe I will even pass this legacy on to my own daughter.

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Mealtimes do bring families closer together. It’s Fall y’all, isn’t it time to bring some liquid comfort, aka soup, into your homes?

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ShaRhonda Crow is a small town southern Okie girl, still trying to find her way into the “BIG” city life! Wife, mom, volunteer, WAHM. Writes about living, laughing, learning and loving at The4Crows.com.

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