Like most people, I’ve watched the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy with a heavy heart. Many people have no power or water or have lost their homes and are trying to pick up the pieces. You may be reading this while eating lunch out of a can and wondering whether life will get back to normal soon.
I watched all of the tweets coming in on Monday and was heartened to see so many people sharing, cooking together and helping one another. Shauna said it best, “My Twitter feed makes me notice once again: in times of essential crisis, we cook, we bake, we gather at the table.”
A bowl of chicken soup is comfort and nourishment. Nothing fancy. Just simple, whole ingredients. I use kelp noodles in this soup (a new favorite*) but if you can tolerate grains, rice noodles would be a nice substitution.