Discovering Flavorful Broth

This week I made Shitake Mushroom Noodle Soup with Peas Three Ways from Dorothy’s New Vintage Kitchen. The soup turned out to be a delicious mushroom-based soup that was even more flavorful the second day. Dorothy has introduced her followers to the method of making delicious stock or broth using food scraps and straining themContinue reading “Discovering Flavorful Broth”

Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber

Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber is a middle school novel about friendship, family love, body image, and self-esteem, but it is also about a young girl’s complicated relationship with food. Sarah, a talented basketball player, finds her self-esteem is directly linked to how well she plays on the girl’s basketball team. Unfortunately, the changesContinue reading “Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber”

Perfect Vegan Pho

Pho is Vietnamese Noodle Soup and it has become one of the most comforting winter soups I have ever had. During the winter months when I was working as a librarian, my husband and I often stopped at our local Vietnamese restaurants for a bowl of Pho after work. The aromatic broth, crunchy-soft vegetables, andContinue reading “Perfect Vegan Pho”