Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Tomato Reds


The temperature has dropped, the sky is gray and rain is in the forecast. Nothing like a hot bowl of soup to warm up your tummy on a cool and rainy day, especially if it's in tomato red!



Let's add some fresh milk to make the tomato soup extra creamy. I'll just scrape the sides of the can with this red spatula. I love that we have a local dairy that puts their milk in glass bottles!



Put that hot tomato soup in a thermos and add it to the red oil cloth lunch bag, or serve it in a bowl on top a red crocheted pot holder. Either way, it brings some warm red into the day! Sue always has sunny weather because It's A Very Cherry World over at her cottage. Be sure to pay her a visit.

What's that Bentley? Another health tip? Tomatoes have lycopene. I thought you stayed in the pink by eating Wee Bits from a pink bag, but you need tomatoes too??

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

25 comments:

  1. Ahh- tomato red! My mom used to have Campbell's soup label soup bowls. Looked a lot like your thermos. I think my brother has them now. Hope you enjoy your tasty treat.

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  2. Love tomato soup, especially served in a pretty red thermos or lunch bag !
    I'm simmering a pot of 15 bean soup as we speak, not quite the cherry red as yours though ;)
    Hi Bentley, you are such a lovely chap !

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  3. I still remember the first time I had tomato soup. I was in Grade Six..i was totally hooked. The only way I love it is with the milk also..no water,,the milk I find just makes it so yummy creamy!!

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  4. You know this is strange but I don't typically like fresh tomatoes but I LOVE tomato soup! I have never added milk to mine though..I've gotta try it. They have the BEST tomato basil soup at my favorite teahouse, Myrtles. That's one thing I'd like to try...a tomato basil soup so if you have a good recipe for one I'd love to have it! :))

    xoxo

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  5. I Love Tomato soup and no one makes it better than Campbell's soup... My fave... enjoy! Mica/The Child's Paper

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  6. Hmmmmmmmmm, tomato soup and grilled cheese. A staple growing up!
    xo to you and Bentley :)

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  7. O' so good. Nothing better than a bowl of tomato soup anytime. Love the glass milk bottle.
    Hope you and Bentley have a wonderful day.

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  8. Ha! I had soup on my rednesday post on my Spindlecottage blog---great minds think alike. However it wa 98 degrees when we ate ours!

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  9. Please send a cool breeze this way! It is hot and steamy here. My oldest daughter always came home from school and asked for tomato soup. And usually a grilled cheese sandwich with it. That girl loved her tomato soup!
    Brenda

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  10. Hi Susan,

    I love your post and Campbell's tomato soup! I was young my mom would add an enveloppe of Lipton Chicken noodle soup to it. Did you ever try it. It tastes fabulous, especially when you have a cold!

    Anne-Marie

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  11. Nothing better in the whole world than tomato "thoup" and grilled cheese sammies! (and chocolate!)

    Love your thermos!

    Happy Rednesday,
    Sally

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  12. Oh I love this post. That tomato soup looks so delicious.. ;-)

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  13. Susan,
    This reminds me of home and school days and lunches. Thanks for bringing back some good memories. Love the oilcloth bag. Did you make it?
    Leslie

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  14. Love Campbells' Tomato Soup with goldfish crakers, yummy, and grilled cheese too.

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  15. Yummy...total comfort food. Love the red shots!

    heather

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  16. Well I must say, I love this cute little blog! I don't know how I've missed it for so long! Can't wait to sit and peruse the site, its so adorable! I have now become a FOLLOWER and will be watching the happenings, I just love the wholeblogger world, its just fun!
    I'd like to extend the invitaion to come FOLLOW La Bella Vie. I'm very new to blogging but I'd love to have you stop by for a visit now and then and FOLOOW if you wish.
    Terry

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  17. I love Tomato Soup...with crackers or a grilled cheese sandwich. Yummy!! Nothing like it on a rainy day and we have had lots of them lately.
    ~Cindy~

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  18. I heart tomato soup with cream... mmmmm delish! Tomorrow for lunch - Pauly, Me and tomato soup... it's a date!

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  19. Hi Susan!

    I love Campbell's tomato soup especially in the winter with a grilled cheese sandwich. Sam loves it in his lunch. I wish i had that retro thermos! You have the neatest things.
    How lucky are you to have a dairy that still sells milk in glass bottles!!

    Have a wonderful day...big hugs to Bentley!
    Pamela xo

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  20. Nothing is better than tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch. I'll take some of your cool temperatures. We're cooking here.

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  21. i just need to tell you that bentley is so cute just like my own gretchie. relaxing song you have here. hope you are enjoying your evening! verbena cottage

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  22. Milk in glass bottles? I'm so jealous. Visit my blog today and pick up your Sunshine Award. Rosemary

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  23. Bentley,
    Please tell Mommy to come on over to my blog and pick up her Sunshine Award!
    xo
    Robin

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  24. Wonderful Campbell Soup Reds !I love it !
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  25. It took a few days, but now I have a sunny Friday - but tomato soup would go great with the grilled cheese I'm planning for lunch!

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