(Condensed) Homemade Cream Of Chicken Soup

(Condensed) Homemade Cream Of Chicken Soup

Oh yes.  You read that title right.  We’re going retro today and talking about one of the staples of my childhood — condensed soups .

Of course, the main reason that most families had (and still have) condensed soups sitting in their pantry is to use them for the other staple of my childhood — casseroles .  (So. Many. Casseroles.)

But our family actually bought condensed cream of chicken soup to turn it into its original namesake — a nice hot bowl of cream of chicken soup!  And oh boy, did I  *love * that soup.  My sister and I would be stoked when we arrived home from school and saw that familiar can sitting out on the stove for dinner that night.  And then once I learned how easy it was to whisk together the can of mysterious molded glop with a can of milk and — poof! — magically make soup?  Oh yeah.  You’d better believe that this soup was on regular rotation in my dorm room when I first learned how to cook.

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