Thursday, January 8, 2009


It has been such a cold blustery day. Well, not really too cold-temps in the low 40's but the wind has been gusty, snow has been blowing. I'm just thankful I'm inside. Although I do have to go out this evening for work.

What goes better with a cold, blustery day than homemade soup and bread?

I have several ham bones in the freezer that I need to use up. I had lentils in the pantry. So, I made a pot of lentil soup (click on the pictures to get the full effect ;) )
and have whole wheat bread in the machine, smelling oh so good.

See that big hunk of ham? I was surprised at how much meat was still on that bone!

I used the recipe found here

So, I've used what I had on hand and I made a good nutritious meal with it.

Honestly, I wish I could share a bowl with you.

I really need to get a smaller stock pot, one about half this size.


Trish said...

Patty, we must be kindred spirits! It's very blustery here too and I have on a pot of pinto beans with a leftover ham bone and we'll have cornbread to go with it!

You soup looks divine! You know, we don't live that far apart (just a few hours) maybe we'll have to figure out how to get together one of these days!

Barbara said...

Hi Patty- The weather here is getting a little warmer. The snow is gone and today I was able to wear a wool sweather with no coat. Yea!!

Your soup looks sooo good. I'm making cornbread and black-eyed peas for dinner.... My husband's favorite.

Julie said...

Oh, Patty!
That looks soooooo delicious!
I wanted to save my hambone (from NewYear's dinner) for a soup, but hubby gave it to our Lab! Ugh!!!
That's so neat that you made bread, too! Yummy! Homemade bread.....

Tipper said...

Soup looks yum! And perfect for the cold days of winter.

Kathleen from Eggs In My Pocket and Yesteryear Embroideries said...

I agree with you... nothing is better that homemade soup and bread! It all looks yummy! Have a wonderful weekend, blessings, Kathleen

Marg said...

I LOVE lentil soup! Yours looks so good! Food for the soul.

Pam said...

Oh! I want a bowl right now!

Terri Tiffany said...

Even though it is warm here in FL, I made homemade bread on Friday too! Also made some soup on Thursday. Loved it!
Pushing for a pot pie by Tuesday!

Farm Chick Paula said...

Mmmm that looks so good, Patty!! I love lentil soup!!