It's not spring....
I have to keep telling myself that.
But that's so hard to do when it FEELS like spring. No snow. Sunshine. Long hours after school spent outside in the grass. "Mom it's blazing hot outside", and "why don't we have any popsicles?!!".
Yeah, it's been in the 50s.
We've been running around barefoot and digging in the dirt.
But I know we will get hit hard with winter again at least one more time this year.....so I'm trying not to get my hopes up.
but really. look at this.
Even with the longer days and warmer temperatures, we are still very much in soup mode around here.
This soup is a new favorite. It's from the Williams Sonoma Slow Cooker Cookbook. It was so easy to make and everyone loved it.
And even though the fennel salad is "optional", MAKE IT--I love what it added to the soup.
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup
from Williams Sonoma
1 Tbs. olive oil