A Bowl of Soup, A Crust of Bread, and Thou
by Patricia B. Mitchell

A Bowl of Soup, A Crust of Bread, and Thou

22 soup and 25 bread recipes from the author's collection, along with appropriate quotations from historical and literary figures. Published 1995. 24 research notes, 37 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover, saddle-stitched. ISBN-13: 978-0-925117-78-6. ISBN-10: 0-925117-78-1.

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Apropos quotations plus personal anecdotes by the author make A Bowl of Soup, a Crust of Bread, and Thou fun to read. Patricia B. Mitchell, the writer (and collector of all manner of food-related factoids and quotes), includes passages which the reader will want to read aloud to somebody. “Only the pure of heart can make a good soup” (attributed to Ludwig Von Beethoven) is an example of such a quotation.

Delectable recipes like “Color Me Beautiful Potato Soup,” “Marcelle Bienvenu's Cream of Leek Soup,” “Low-Fat Seafood Gumbo,” and “Tidewater Plantation Oyster Stew” will fill your kitchen with tempting aromas, and, ultimately, your stomach with good nourishment. Breads like “Feel-Well Wheat Germ Biscuits,” “Maize 'n' Mozzarella Dodgers,” “Yeasty Grits Bread,” and “Pane di Campagna” (Hearty Country Loaf) are worthy accompaniments to the hearty soups.

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