Smoky Tomato Soup with Maple-Candied Bacon

I bet the majority of people polled would raise their hands when asked if they had a can of Campbell's Tomato Soup in their pantry somewhere. And I bet when asked how long that can of soup has been sitting in the pantry, most people would say probably more than a couple months. What's amazing to me (and hey, I had not one but three cans collecting dust) is that it doesn't take much longer to throw together a homemade batch of tomato soup than it does to watch the watery, canned soup cook on a stove top.  Part of the challenge is just … [Read more...]