Flexibility in any dish is a blessing for a cook. If a dish tastes great whether served hot or room temperature; delicious with meat or without; takes advantage of similarly flavored but different vegetables, all these make it easier for a cook. One can look in the fridge, the garden, a farmer’s market or the produce section of a store and swap around ingredients using ones easily at hand. Grab a flexi-recipe like this one and off you go.
The one thing you have to have to make this soup is boiled potato. It could even be leftovers. Right now,