Schu-Recipe : Everything Left in the Fridge Soup

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This is what happens when you leave me to make my own dinner. I fear for my future children when Laurel leaves me home with them for the night. They had better get used to spicy things!


  • Half an onion – chopped into long stringy onions.
  • Half of what I thought was a cucumber but turned out to be a zuccinni.
  • A big head of broccoli.
  • a quarter of a red pepper.
  • a cup of jalapenos from the pepper bar at Quiznos.
  • 15 frost encrusted shrimp from the freezer.
  • a pho seasoning packet.
  • 2 packages ramen noodles.
  • soy sauce.
  • sriracha hot sauce.
  • hoisin sauce.
  • honey.
  • salt and pepper.


  • have a glass of wine.
  • with new super-sharp wedding registry knives, cut up all vegetables into edible sized chunks.
  • put in to the biggest clean pot that you can find.
  • fill pot with water.
  • throw in the pho seasoning bag.
  • get another glass of wine.
  • Sit down and finish watching an episode of “The League” .
  • forget about soup.
  • remember that you are cooking dinner in the other room and run back in there.
  • put in ramen noodles, shrimp, hot sauce, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, salt and pepper
  • stir
  • put in a couple big scoops of honey, because you have way too much honey around the house.
  • let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • realize that all the bowls are dirty and aren’t big enough anyway, so get out a smaller pot and eat out of that.
  • burn mouth on lava-hot soup.
  • enjoy.

3 thoughts on “Schu-Recipe : Everything Left in the Fridge Soup

  1. Who put this pixels and thoughts thing on my computer? I guess it was you, Mark. I had no idea what it was…just clicked and there was this food picture. Interesting recipe, Mark! Sounds very nutritious. Was it any good? Sounds like a new hot and sour soup recipe.

    Hey, it is going to snow. I may not be able to get you your present for Christmas. We’ll see if we get that foot of snow they are predicting.

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