(by Beth Levine)
“The people who give you their food give you their heart.” (Cesar Chavez)
It’s good, not great. It’s just missing a little something something, I thought, after trying
to recreate my mother’s borscht recipe from memory. It was all there—the beets, the broth,
the shaved carrots, garlic, sautéed onion, a dollop of sour cream—but where was the
yummy factor I remembered so well?