A Story about Broccoli – and My Grandmother

If you ever find yourself in a conversation with anyone who grew up in the South, and the subject of food arises, you are sure to hear the phrase “a…

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Jack-o-Lantern Soup for Halloween

Having a Halloween party? A neighborhood soup night in late October? A family soup supper after Trick or Treating? How about a delicious, healthy soup in Halloween colors. No kid…

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Soup for Colds, Part 3: The Recipes

Now let’s make some soup! To save space, I’ll use the paragraph format. Some things are always the same: In all cases, start with your basic fortified stock (unless you…

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Soup for Colds, Step 2: The Process

The basic idea is to make a soup base that is fortified with cold-fighters. Think of it as a “master stock,” something you can then take in any direction. This…

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