I don't miss the soups. I sauté the "of" ingredient in butter and then add flour, milk and salt to make my sub.
Mushrooms sautéed give the best flavor, followed by celery. For chicken I am usually adding it to a chicken dish anyways so I just do melted butter and then add the rest.
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Parenting with Hugs and Terror since 2011