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No Heat Yet. Soup for Dinner.

October 13th, 2012 at 06:44 pm

No heat yet, but it's been really, really close. Last night I baked turnovers so I could warm things up a bit without turning the heater on.

This morning it was 63F in the house. And if DH had been home I'm pretty sure we would've turned the furnace on. He was gone to an all day hazardous materials training class for the fire department and his EMT class. The other reason I held out on turning the heat on was because the weather is going to be warming back up again here. Today it was 74F and so lovely out.

Late this afternoon I started a big pot of soup. Beef, veggie and barley. It's the third meal the pot roast has provided. I also cleared out some hodgepodge veggies that needed using up.

That's the thing about when I make soup, I keep adding stuff until I end up having a full pot. (Like I might be eating soup all week.)

This batch has beef, barley, carrots, baby potatoes, celery, onion, garlic and a mashed squash (no one will even know it's there! HeHe!) I had some frozen corn and zucchini, but I didn't think I needed to add anymore stuff.

Toasting some buttered sourdough bread under the broiler right now and then it's time to eat. Smile

2 Responses to “No Heat Yet. Soup for Dinner.”

  1. Tree0164 Says:

    I do a no heat challenge until Nov 1st well atleast I attempt to try each year.

  2. ThriftoRama Says:

    I haven't turned mine on either and I too have been baking and cooking a lot to keep the house warm! We've gotten as low as 65, but the afternoons have been sunny, so we are still hovering between 66 and 69.

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