Crybaby Soup

Posted on May 5 2011 - 6:18am by RetroRuth

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This soup is so good, it’ll bring a tear to your giant, disembodied eye.

From Your Guide to Cooking And Entertaining with The Christian Brothers Wines and Brandy *84 Proof, approx. 1950

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  1. Sara In AZ May 5, 2011 at 9:48 pm - Reply

    What on earth is Bovril???

  2. Goober May 7, 2011 at 4:17 pm - Reply

    Bovril is a “meat extract” dating back to 1870, according the Wikipedia entry. It is a product from the UK and is available on Amazon, along with its cousin Marmite.

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