Friday, February 12, 2010
Well the sun didn't last but that one day. It's rumored to return soon, but for now it's back to wet and gray soup weather. Split pea soup, to be exact. A double batch. Those little whitish floaties you see? Bacon. The recipe called for pork hocks (which I'm not exactly familiar with) but I used a pound of Full Quiver Farms bacon (so good!) from the farmers market instead. And I used fresh marjoram instead of dried. But other than that I stuck to the recipe. Oh, except mine needed an entire extra hour of simmering to get the split peas soft enough. It turned out pretty tasty, perhaps even dangerously so. My mom had some and then a fight broke out when I wouldn't share more. So if your family is also the type that might fight over soup, beware.