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Excellent! Homemade chicken soup is our favorite cure-all. DH was on his way back from a business meeting after having had a very "unsettled" night probably the result of eating raw oysters. I wanted to try something different without losing the character of the classic version. Adding thyme and rosemary was the magic touch! I made the recipe by cooking bone-in chicken breasts in the water broth mixture with the bay leaf, thyme and rosemary. I removed them, chopped the meat and returned the chicken to the broth. I added the veggies and noodles and finished the soup as directed. DH just kept saying "oh, this is so good!" After 3 helpings he went to bed as a very happy man. Thank you Uncle Bill for this "magic recipe".

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Lorac September 19, 2003

Excellent. I made with all homemade stock. Very flavorful. My biggest mistake was making it about 20 minutes too early, so the pasta got a little overcooked sitting in hot liquid. Will make again soon & just do it last minute. Thanks Bill.

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SB6 October 29, 2010

Wonderful flavor blends that are really accented nicely due to the tymme and rosemary. I used home made canned turkey. (1 pint). I did omit the mushroom and leek. A nice comfort food for this time of year where there's still a little nip in the air. Made for Spice of the Month in the French Forum - rosemary~

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CoffeeB April 03, 2010

Fantastic flavours! I made some changes to use what I had on hand. I started with Thanksgiving Turkey bones which I boiled for hours and then picked clean, then proceeded with the recipe. I only used 2 garlic cloves and still thought the garlic was strong but that is my personal taste. I did add dill at the end because I love it and it adds a new dimension of flavour. It was nice to try a new recipe for chicken soup and I will definitely make this again. Thx Uncle Bill!

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mums the word October 15, 2008

After searching through numerous chicken soup recipes for my sick BF I felt that this was the best. I made my own noodles and had to add extra water and an extra can of broth because the noodles soaked up the liquid which would not have been a problem if I had followed the recipe. The spices were delicious and my BF said that this was the best chicken soup he has ever had! This will be my chicken noodle soup recipe from now on. Thank you for posting your fantastic recipe.

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JOY1998 June 02, 2008

Perfect chicken soup. It has great flavor. I added 1/2 tsp dried dill, since I love it in soups. Thanks for posting.

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Pesto lover January 12, 2008

Excellent soup, made for a delicious lunch. The wonderful combination of seasonings perfectly complimented the chicken giving the soup that wonderful old fashioned flavor. We love soup and this one is a winner!

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Gerry April 12, 2005

Congratulations Bill... you're one of the few people here that actually know how to make a good chicken soup! The herbs are particularly important. This could still be improved by using chicken on the bone, browned, and then simmered in water to make your own stock instead of the canned stuff. You will notice a much cleaner flavor.

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vic44105 August 29, 2003

A very tasty and easy soup. The only change was using homemade chicken stock instead of canned. UPDATE: This has become a #1 soup favorite. Everyone who eats it comments how good it tastes. Old-fashioned flavor and comfort at its best.

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ladyfingers January 13, 2013

Like the man said this soup goes great with a cold. I made mine with wheat spaghetti noodles and an all natural broth. I did have to add an additional 3/4 cup of water and 16 oz of both as the mixture was very thick. I omitted the leeks and it was still quite flavorfull. Very easy too!

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Rootsman January 02, 2011
Uncle Bill's Chicken Soup