Green City Garden Girl: Soup Season: Why I Love Soup!

| 10/14/2010 1:23:30 PM

KyLynn HullKyLynn Hull is a stay-at-home mom and dabbles in many things including writing, urban farming and raising backyard chickens. She writes regularly for garden and food blog, Green City Garden Girl - Bound by the Seasons 

At last! It's here—a logical reason to make soup as many times as I want in any given week! My favorite time of year is right now: the colors, the falling leaves, pumpkins and spiced drinks. It's the precursor to the festive, holiday season, but—more importantly—it's soup season.

Let me make myself clear—I really like soup. I think it goes without saying (but I'll say it anyway) the list is endless when it comes to soup and what you can do with it. We eat it all year around, but it's this time of year when it's extra cozy and hip to make it. The only soup I don't like is cold soup. Maybe I'm not sophisticated enough, but I can't get into cold soup. Soup should be hot, and an immediate aversion occurs when this cold option hits my stomach. But the hot stuff—now that's where it's at.

split pea soup 
Enjoy the cooler weather by curling up with a bowl of homemade soup. Photo By Mike McCune/Courtesy Flickr. 

A couple of things I'd like to mention about soup:

a) Soup is inexpensive to make.