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Soup for the Soul: Four Kid-friendly Recipes

Soup has a way of bringing people together. A group of Denver moms started swapping soups to give their kids’ lunchboxes some variety, and found their meetings meant as much as the soups. Inspired by a monthly neighborhood soup potluck in her town, Portland author Maggie Stuckey wrote “Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup” (Storey, 2013, $19.95). In “Soup Night,” Maggie Stuckey offers recipes and stories of how communities, including a Loveland neighborhood, come together around soup. The West Endies, usually between 25 and 40 people, meet a couple of nights a month through the winter. The host provides two soups, and the guests are reminded to BYOBS (bring your own bowl and spoon). “Everyone needs support and friendship — ever...