This is Curried Squash and Apple Soup and I totally get that it may not be your thing. Apples in soup? Curry? A raisin garnish. Yeah, I know it's a bit atypical. But it's delicious.
Friday when I came home from volunteering at the girl's school, there was a piping hot bowl waiting for me. It was made even better by the giant slab of nutty, crusty bread accompanying it. Jay knows I like to carbo load when eating soup.
The recipe is from Soup: A Way of Life, which is a book we've had for over a decade but it's usually used more as inspiration than actual instruction. Jay is the soup maker around here and frankly, he needs no stinkin' book. He's one of those people that can throw random items in a pot and have a delicious soup in an hour. But, for whatever reason, he decided to follow the recipe almost exactly. The only major change he made was that he didn't puree the apples, which is fine by me because I prefer my soup to be chunky.
I've had at least one bowl of this soup everyday since Friday, including this morning after coming in wet and cold from getting caught in the rain. Soup, it's not just for dinner anymore.