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I suggest you make a big pot of jota next weekend for after your long run! It freezes well, too, and I bet you can make it in the crock-pot! Enjoy!!!
P.s. Let's not take out a second mortgage to make soup. I offer the following advice:
Forget the polenta croutons (I mean, come on! Polenta croutons?) and subsitute with saltines or oyster crackers (you can take the American out of America but you can't take the America out of the American...). Forget the San Daniele Prosciutto (I mean if you can find it and afford it, just eat it!), and pancetta, well, let's just call it bacon and get on with it...