Loaded Baked Potato Soup.

A few weeks ago, I had the creamiest baked potato soup for lunch. I went home the next day and re-created it, and I think my own version was even creamier. If that is even possible!

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Yes, I realize this makes multiple posts this week that include bacon. I just can’t help it. Bacon is my soulmate. It never leaves my side. It doesn’t judge me.

You know what though? I think it’s time bacon and I took the next step in our relationship. I’m going to start doing squats with bacon and bacon bicep curls. It’s very necessary.

So if you don’t like bacon or don’t eat it, it definitely isn’t necessary in this soup. But I mean… it’s the best?

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(And if you are one of those vegetarians/vegans that reads my blog, thank you and I love you! I appreciate you so so much. I love you like I love bacon. It can be bacon overload sometimes. Apologies.)

I added the bacon once the soup was finished… half of the bacon went into the soup, the other half was saved for garnish.

The starchy potatoes gave the soup such a thick, smooth consistency. It was addicting. Such major comfort food that I couldn’t even stand it. This is a soup that my mom has always loved and it looks like I’m following suit.

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Plus, there is also cheese. Cheese in the form of smoked cheddar. Oh my gosh – the best cheese to ever exist?

I don’t make soup very often, because, well… I have no patience.

While soup is simmering away, I usually consume a few bananas, some sandwiches, chocolate chips by the spoon-full, and, of course, wi