Nothing soothes the soul on a chilly night like a hot soup and this one is just right for those that will soon be upon us. If you can boil water, you can make this one. This one is a Norman family favorite.
Mushroom Barley Soup
10 oz fresh white mushrooms, sliced
2 carrots, diced
2 ribs celery, diced
1/2 cup medium barley
1/4 - 1/2 cup dried lima beans (depending on preference)
8 cups water
3 large cubes vegetable, mushroom or chicken bullion
1 medium onion, diced
Bring water to a boil.
Add remaining ingredients to pot and cook for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.