Beef and Barley Soup.

It’s probably like, 60 degrees or something crazy where you live… right?

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Well, back when I made this soup a few weeks ago it was cold. Really cold. Freeeeeezing. My fingers almost fell off. So I made soup, because when it’s freezing and your fingers almost fall off, that’s what you do. Make soup.

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My mom claims that Mother Lovett made a mean beef and barley soup, but I never experienced it. I did, however, always get a cup of beef and barley soup while I worked at the gym and then would stand at the counter and eat it while watching others run on the treadmill and get red in the face. Take that as you will.

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You definitely will want to slurp this up.

It’s one of the most comforting recipes I’ve made to date. Super easy too.

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Plus… it’s an excellent excuse to eat a ton of crusty bread. I love that I’m in charge of all the rules.

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You can find the step by step recipe on Tasty Kitchen. I live for soup.