Decorate it and attach a copy of this recipe card: Friendship Soup 1 container of soup mix Add additional ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 3 quarts water 1 can diced tomatoes Brown meat and drain. Place in a large pot and add the water and tomatoes. Add soup mix (except macaroni). Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for one hour. Add macaroni and continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes, until macaroni is done. For best flavor, use this mix within one year.