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Creamy Asparagus Soup

When my husband is out of town (and that is often), I don’t cook very often. That’s why I’ve been rather quiet around here. But last week, I had some friends over for lunch and I felt I should make some springy soup. I based my recipe on this one from Simply Recipes (I find myself using that site as a guide very often).

I never take pictures of my food, although I know many food bloggers do. I tried to on this one and it just did not look right. In fact, it looked disgusting. Some day I’ll figure it out. In the mean time, trust me: this was delicious.

I didn’t add the alcohol, because I never cook with alcohol. I also put in less stock compared to the asparagus. In the end, it was good, but seemed to be missing a “kick.” Did it need more lemon juice? More salt and pepper? More asparagus? I’m not sure. Next time I make it, I’ll have to experiment. I’ll probably start by using fresh lemon juice (instead of concentrate) and more thyme. (more…)