Stirring the pot (of soup) on Amy’s Table today

Annie Bell is a food writer and cookbook author and and she recently published Soup Glorious Soup. She says she’s always working toward paring down the both the number of ingredients and the steps involved in a recipe, not out of laziness, but because it makes the food itself that much more alluring.

Laurie David wants to help America’s overwhelmed families sit down to dinner . She the author of “The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time” an inspirational, practical and green guide to the most important hour in your family’s day, dinnertime. I love her recipe for Vietnamese Soup in a Teapot!

Ellie Krieger has good news for those who want to look better, feel better and live happier, more fulfilling lives: You don’t have to overhaul your entire lifestyle, torture your body or subject yourself to the latest fad diet to achieve your best self. She’s dishing up lots of fresh inspiration in Small Changes, Big Results.

Suzy DeYoung shared details of the mission of LaSoupe and its signature fundraiser, WASTEd and the City – Second Course, on Tuesday, October 1. The event will be held from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. We will have three check-in spots this year: The Contemporary Arts Center, The Ensemble Theatre, and one yet to be determined. We have confirmed many restaurants! We will be introducing an on-line Chef Auction as well and will use technology so that it is “live” that evening. This will open up along with the registration and you do not have to be present when the auction ends in order to participate.