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Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup | The Kitchen Scout
I wasn't going to blog this week. Today marks about day 10 of my feeling under the weather. What started as a cold developed into an upper respiratory infection and while I am definitely on the mend, I've spent the better part of the last week "laying low". Yesterday marked the first time I've left the house in five days. Yikes. Fortunately, my pantry was pretty well stocked so I've been able to take care of myself in kitchen. However, this bug has claimed my sense of smell, robbing me almost completely of my ability to taste! That combined with a general lack of appetite has led to a rather dreary culinary week I am afraid. There was a small glimmer of hope last night when I made a "clean the fridge" salad for my dinner and was able to detect the acidity in its vinaigrette. And then today, I reheated a soup I made earlier in the week and was giddy detecting some flavor once again so I decided to whip up a post since it's as dreary outside as it feels inside. Earlier in the week, I