Read this wonderful post by Recipe in a Bottle, and thought we all need some healing. I completely with her that we need healing and can be united by food. Hence enjoy the post. I remember bonding with old apartment neighbors in Washington D.C. each year through holiday potluck. We used to do the same for Thanksgiving at my previous job. Nothing brings people together like food. Check out more of her beautiful recipes and posts.
Please let me know of some of your healing foods and what you are doing to build community.
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In the wake of the Presidential election, I’m even more thoughtful about community building and neighborliness than before. It’s easy to assume the country is close and united when we have two moderate candidates in the running, but throughout this election cycle, I’ve been stunned by the differences in mindsets among the candidates, and by the closeness of the races: the country is divided.
I know that there are some disagreements that getting to know each other cannot solve. I know that being political is not a good way to run a food blog or host a dinner party or any of the things I claim. But I do think that talking to each other, knowing people whose experiences are different from our own, seems to be one of the only chances for getting out of this mess. Half of America is a stranger to the other half; they need…
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