Monday, May 4, 2009

recipe for sick soup

traditional medicinals teas: cold formula, throat coat
lots of ginger
2 or more cloves of garlic
a handful of cilantro
ichiban noodles (or mr. noodles)
curry spice
franks red hot sauce
optional: lemon juice, a splash of jack daniels

boil 2 cups water with 2 tea bags throat coat and 3 cold formula (or to your liking)
let steep on medium heat for 4 - 10 minutes covered
remove tea bags and add lots and lots of garlic and ginger
add broken ichiban noodles and soup base package (optional but tasty) and let soften (generally 3 or 4 minutes on high heat)
add curry spice and cilantro to liking
finish with franks hot sauce and whiskey (to kick your colds ass).

finish with a long rest/bath/anything relaxing

hate being sick

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