Scene: Our back porch, three nights ago
Cooper: This soup, it's not bad, but it tastes like it's missing something.
Me: You're right. OH! I know what it's missing. Cream! Or butter.
It's healthy. That's why it tastes like that.
Cooper: Yep. That is exactly what it's missing.
Sad faces all around.
The soup in question is the creamy piquillo pepper and chicken soup from the
I made it for dinner because it's advertised as "seven minute soup."
It took me at least thirty minutes. But that's because I was moving slowly.
It is legitimately easy to make. Jarred peppers, rotisserie chicken,
grocery store hummus. Nothing crazy.
And the flavor is good. It is.
But it'd be better with cream.