I have changed my Mother's recipe to suit my tastes as an adult, but this soup brings back great memories of cold rainy nights in Kentucky. My Mom used to make chicken noodle soup for us when it was cold outside. So this is my version! Really you can put anything that you have left over in the fridge and I always make a large batch and freeze it in individual servings. Then when its cold here in Colorado, I just defrost my chicken noodle soup and I have a nice warm comforting bowl full!