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by admin on Thursday, March 17, 2011 · 2,227 comments

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Remember all those yummy treats mom made for you when you were a kid? Hot tomato soup with gooey grilled cheese. Sweet chocolate chip cookies. Bet you can taste them right now, just thinking about them! Hold that thought!

Your childhood memory could help you to win 10 FREE Meal Passes and a bucket of our Souplantation/ Sweet Tomatoes cookie dough! That’s right FREE eats and our popular cookie dough so you can enjoy decadent Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies straight from your oven anytime!

Entering is easy! Simply post your answer to our contest question here and you’re in. We’ll randomly select two lucky winners on March 21. So get in touch with your inner child and share your answer to this question..

Grilled cheese and tomato soup make us feel like a kid again! What food combo conjures up great childhood memories for you?

Contest ends 03/20 at midnight.  Two winners will be randomly selected. Winners will be announced March 21, 2011 on our blog. Only one entry per person.

ADDED BONUS FOR TWITTER FOLLOWERS! Follow @Souplantation and tweet about this giveaway by copying and pasting the message below and sending out as your tweet. Tweet between March 17- 20.

Grilled Cheese Focaccia & Creamy Tomato soup makes me feel like a kid again at @souplantation – Free Meal #giveaway.  RT to win!

One random twitter follower will win 6 free meal passes. Winner announced March 21, 2011.

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Matt Mintz Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9:25 am

hard to go wrong with grilled cheese sandwiches. grilled peanut butter sandwiches were great too! thanks, mom!


Zane Salhi Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9:33 am

I loved every single thing my mother cooked up during my childhood; I ate it all! The best was probably the homemade “Subway” sandwiches, where she cut open baguette bread, and I was offered a choice of different condiments to add including Turkey, Pepperoni, Vegetables, dressing, and so forth. YUUUUM!


Marsha Fletcher Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 2:12 pm

My mom opened a lot of cans for our meals, as she had been raised out in the country and moved to the big city of Dallas in 1945. Therefore, anything she cooked from scratch was a treat! My first thought goes to mashed potatoes or pan fried potatoes. We always had some kind of potatoes for each meal. Then, white cream gravy, made with just white flour, corn oil, and milk, was usually served.

Yellow sweet cornbread with pinto beans was to die for!

After school, my brother and I would cook our own grilled cheese sandwiches in the oven. We never grilled them! I don’t know why not! We also enjoyed the little frozen chicken pot pies. My favorite part was the sauce on the crust. They could have left the green peas out at the time and the chicken gristle. Yuck!

Then, there was the canned spaghetti that mom would open and add fresh cooked ground hamburger meat to for our Italian nights! LOL!

I’ll have to say her fried chicken was always tasty. She only used flour, salt, and pepper for the coating, but she could cook it crispy and good.

My grandmother made the best chocolate cream pie on earth and I thought that’s what Thanksgiving Day was all about! She left me the recipe and when my 6 kids were young, I baked it just like grandma and everyone thought I was a great pastry chef! I couldn’t take credit, but to this day, I’ve never tasted a pie like it!

Just about everything was washed down with a big glass…or several glasses of iced tea with way too much sugar!

Thanks for asking me to take a trip down memory lane, as I am now a fruitarian and all that wonderful food is of the past. Most days. ; )


Lauren Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Mine has to be Turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy. I loved sitting at the little kid table and putting water on the seat of any of our cousins that got up to get seconds or thirds. haha.


Tom Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Growing up, my favorite was Baked Sweet Potatoes. Open it up and add butter for a delicious side dish. Sweet Potatoe French Frys are not bad either.


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