Tina Jarosek first shared this soup with me and then provided the recipe when I gave it a five-star review. The recipe first appeared in a March 2007 issue of Oprah Magazine. Tina made a few changes to it, and it is now her goto year-round soup. Enjoy, and feel free to add your own touches. — KIM McKINNEY
The roof fell in on the church I started attending. The collapse occurred after I’d been coming only a couple of weeks. While I have not always been a regular churchgoer, I thought this was kind of an over-the-top response to my unexpected appearance in church.
In last week’s Canadian Rotary Club meeting, Citadelle Art Museum Director Wendie Cook presented thought-provoking photographs from the museum’s newest traveling art exhibit, “Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams.”
One of the challenges of experimenting with new recipes is finding all the ingredients in our rural setting. Please don’t let that stop you. I used ground turkey in place of ground chicken in this recipe, and because I could not find udon or plain ramen noodles, I chose a wheat noodle called Coil Fideo. All delicious! —KIM McKINNEY
Judge George Briant brought out the big guns with his program this week. Jason Abraham, owner of Rotor Recoil, enlightened club members on his newest venture that involves a Robinson R44 helicopter, Larue SUURG Tactical Rifles, military grade .556 ammunition, and 90 targets spread across 11,000 acres of Mendota Ranch.
I WAS LOOKING AT MY HAIR in the mirror. “I think I might need a touch-up,” I noted to my husband, Peter. “Hmmm,” Peter replied, without looking up. (Which means, “If you think so honey. I honestly believe you might be able to hold off a week!” I can always count on Peter for a thoughtful response.)