And they asked him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?”
And Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive
their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead
are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. Blessed is the one who
is not offended by me.”
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March 14, 2015
Happy Pi Day! Here is a delicious homemade tomato soup. I cheated a little and used some canned ingredients because it was winter when I made this and the only fresh ingredients I could get my hands on weren't that good.
Combine in a medium sized pan and bring to a boil:
1 28 oz can of whole tomatoes
3 cups of chicken broth
Make a roux in a separate pan:
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 cloves of fresh minced garlic
1/2 medium white onion (chopped)
4-5 tablespoons all purpose flour (add after sautéing the garlic and onions in butter)
Add roux and the following ingredients to tomatoes:
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
a pinch of celery seed
salt and pepper to taste
Stir and let the mixture high simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the bayleaf set aside. Purée in a blender. Return to pan with bayleaf to simmer for another 10 minutes. Reduce heat and add 1/2 cup of cream. Let it finish for 5 minutes while you make some grilled cheese sandwiches to serve with it. Enjoy!