Asparagus Soup {FAIL}

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Last night I attempted to make asparagus soup. A quick, easy and delicious asparagus soup. What I ended up with was cold lemon and thyme flavored water. It's my own fault. I didn't buy enough asparagus and then didn't adjust the amount of water in the soup. I should have adjusted it down by a third. All in all, it's my biggest KITCHEN FAIL in a long time. Not to mention that before serving this dish, we had to clean the scalding hot soup up from all over the house ! The blender exploded all over me ... think burns on my arms, pajamas that needed to be changed, hair that needed to be washed, soup in the LIVING ROOM !! and a drainer full of drying dishes that needed to be re-washed.

At least the photo turned out ok ...

7 comments:

shay said...

I feel terrible.

Kath said...

Blender instructions always caution not to blend hot liquids; is there a person among us who has not tested the instructions to her detriment?!?!?!? What you really learn is how to pulse the blender and leave the little cap in the lid ajar just right until the steam has escaped and THEN you can blend hot liquids! AND that it is wise to put a towel over the drainer when blending soup, just in case! Keep us aprised on Asparagus Soup, round 2!

FoodontheTable said...

LOL. I have had zucchini and rosemary soup on my ceiling for the exact same reason! Live and learn.

Jill M. said...

Next time, use a stick blender. Also, I ENTIRELY feel your pain about kitchen fails. I have had many, including setting my potholder on fire!

Bonnie said...

Mom ... I totally did all of that ! I didn't even have the little lid on ! I JUST had a towel on ... holding the lid on with my hand on the towel. I will try the stick blender next time.

Jill ... I thought about it for this time but decided to go the blender because I wanted the soup super smooth ! I thought the stick blender might leave stringy asparagus bits in my soup ....

Shay ... so totally not something for you to feel terrible about !! I'm just a dork !! ha ha.

Tessa said...

O Bon, I felt the burn. The stick blender is good, but that too can spit hot blobs on you. Being an ace cook is such a painful business!!!!!!!

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