It's such a simple recipe, an instant soup. I had all four of my wisdom teeth taken out on Friday. If ever there was an excuse to justify eating all the ice cream and mashed potatoes that I want, this is it! But after awhile, I didn't want those anymore. I wanted something more nourishing. The Miso soup that my husband made was perfect. Here's how he makes it: boil some water and add approx. 1 TBS of miso to every two cups of water. That's it. You could stop there if you want, and it would be a good broth. Or you could add some extras like he did, such as cubed tofu and diced green onions.
This is an easy soup to pack for lunch if you have access to boiling water, because you can just put the ingredients in a container and add the water when you're ready to eat.
The first time I bought miso, I didn't know what it looked like or where to find it. The stuff I use looks like a paste and comes in a small yogurt sized container. I find it in the refrigerated section, often near the tofu. I usually use the mellow white, but the red is good too.
And just because, for your viewing pleasure, a watercolor owl by my son Trent. I kind of love it. : )
He brought it home from school on Friday. Tomorrow is his last day of school! Finally! A good thing, because he probably won't be able to write for awhile. Playing the piano might be difficult too. The poor kid burnt his finger bad tonight, on a cigarette lighter in the back seat of the car. I could smell the burning skin before I even knew what happened. I didn't cry at any point from the pain of getting my wisdom teeth removed on Friday, but this made me cry. And I was mad too! What kind of dumb person designs a car with cigarette lighters in the backseat?! It was an Audi station wagon, a family car. That's just bad design. I doubt that my son was the first kid to ever burn himself this way. All he did was pull out the plug and touch it to his finger. Yes, I should have warned him about that danger, but it never occurred to me. So I'm telling you now, so that you can warn any little people who ride in the backseat of your car. Maybe there's already such a thing, but if not, there needs to be some kind of invention, something to make backseat cigarette lighters inaccessible to kids. And the car makers need to get a clue and quit putting lighters in backseats.