Step 1. Watch in terror as the bowl glides downward toward the coffee table, hits the edge, turns 45 degrees, and launches at the new white couch.
Step 2. Exhale sharply at the final SPLAT! that even Pollock would be proud of.
Step 3. Run as though you are being chased by gigantic blood sucking fire ants to the bathroom to grab every towel like object. Wet them quickly before beaming back to the wounded furniture.
Step 4. Yell for backup.
Step 5. Ignore carpet, clothing, and any other casualties of soup while you gingerly scrap bean and corn off of the wound site. Clean the wound carefully and completely.
Step 6. Resume breathing.
My blood pressure appears to be back to normal and all I can say is Pottery Barn makes a fantastic couch. I'm very thankful for all of the fabric tests we did before purchasing it. Sorry there aren't pictures, but I was too busy panicking to take any. Even after the disaster, it looks as good as new. *whew*
2 cans of Black Beans (not drained)
1 can whole kernel corn (not drained)
1 diced tomato
1/2 diced onion
2 limes zested and juiced
1 packet of ham bullion (optional)
1 can chicken broth (optional)
1 tbs chili powder
In a pot, heat the black beans, corn, and onion on medium heat until onion is soft. Add broth, ham bullion, and chili powder and mix well. Cook about 10 minutes. Add tomato, lime juice and zest and cook for another 5 minutes. Top with cheese and cilantro. Serve. Don't spill.