I get it, it’s the middle of summer & the last thing anyone wants is a hot soup when it’s 40C outside. Would you be upset if I said you were wrong though, that it doesn’t matter, that comfort is comfort no matter the weather? That’s what I’m saying, I’m sure a majority would disagree but I’m sticking to my guns on this one.
I think the very definition of comfort food is that a dish needs to be warm, filling, & enticing to your senses. I know for some the go-to is ice-cream. Others, it’s french fries. We all have a tendency to be drawn more towards either sweet or salty. At the end of the day, I think the most comforting items are the ones that remind you of home.
So here it is, bean soup. I wasn’t involved in this recipe until after it became left-overs. That’s when it became my domain. To get to the leftovers however we need to start with the original, and trust me, it’s good.
P.s. this is what the leftovers look like.