In case you are not aware, Fideo Soup is a staple of old Mexican grandmothers. Quesadillas are staples of pretty much everyone. That brings me to reflect upon the dichotomy of my Hispanic-American culture. I was cooking Fideo Soup so we could eat dinner at 5pm*.
In case you are wondering, my Fideo Soup tastes like it was made by this lady:
I should tell you there is a positive correlation between the number of wrinkles on her face and the deliciousness of her soup.
* Many Latino families don't eat until 7pm or later. In my family it was more like 9pm.