I have a cold that has lingered for far too long.
Good advice! The Russian illustrator Yuri Vasnetsov makes a heady broth, rich in vegetables. I’ll have a sip of that.
The colors are nourishing in Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert.
Marcia Brown suggests getting the community to help cook. This lesson has stayed with me since preschool, although the story of Stone Soup seems different when I read it now. I had remembered the soup but not the soldiers.
Alice and Martin Provensen are serving a meal to the King of Cats at William Blake’s Inn. Who knows what kind of soup is in the tureen? The drawing contains vitamin E (elegance) and vitamin C (charm).
Mulready’s (1809) offerings in Grimalkin’s Feast might appeal more to cats than to humans.