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    Different Soup

    20 June 2017

    I wondered if I should even write up this recipe, given that it’s so very, very simple. Garlic, carrots, sweet potato, a pinch of salt, and water. But in the interest of preserving this very fleeting era of little childhood, I can’t help myself. For this is Sierra’s favorite soup (and also now liked by her sister). I think I made it for the first time about two years ago, not so coincidentally the last time she had a real fever (and I’ve just jinxed my/her self) and I wanted to make something extra nourishing. The name came about because she was two going on two and a half and hatches were started to be battened down in the face of her disappointments and post nap angsts — one afternoon I’d presented her with a perfectly lovely chicken soup with rice for lunch when she’d in fact been hoping for “different soup”, aka this little orange number. The name stuck around and so has this soup.

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