Article submitted by Shirley Ready @ The Ready Center
$1.25. That’s all this box of goodness cost the other day at my local Kroger store. There are 4 instant soup envelopes in it and when the conditions are just right, they are FANTASTIC! Don’t let the front picture fool you though, you’re not getting luscious chunks of great chicken in there… more like chicken pellets, but it’s good all the same.
Recently I’d been out all afternoon snowshoeing through the woods dragging my son through the snow on a sled while he was dragging his arms through the loose snow around him. I came back to the warming hut where they have cold sandwiches (oh yay), hot cocoa (that’s better) and these babies! I emptied the contents of one envelope into a Styrofoam cup, poured some hot water over the top and suddenly, I was in the land of sweet chicken noodle soup. It wasn’t my mom’s homemade stuff, but man, this hit the spot. (more…)