Trina's Book

Hello, I am a 31-year old Mom from central Iowa. I live with my soon-to-be husband, his two kids (ages 12 and 15), and my 7-year-old son.  I am mostly vegetarian, flexitarian, if you will...I only eat meat if I know where it came from and under what conditions it was raised.  I love to garden, hence the name, and I am looking to connect with other gardeners in all areas.

I love to cook, and I love soup.  I care about what I put into my body and especially what I put into my kids' bodies.  So, when I saw the book, "1 Stock, 100 Soups", I had to buy it.  The idea of making your own basic soup stock and using it to make so many different soups appealed to me right off.

"1 Stock 100 Soups" by Linda Doeser

If you've ever spent a rainy Sunday making pots of steaming homemade soup, you know that it doesn't get any better than that! This clever book of recipes makes it easier than ever to create 100 mouthwatering soups from one simple stock. Delicious, fun and full of flavor, it could take over two years of Sundays to try them all.  (from