A Mexican breakfast: Huevo con sopitas

All cultures have found great ways to use food items that are no longer in their prime. Think bread puddings to use up stale bread or frittatas to use left over ingredients. In Mexico, a good way to use up corn tortillas that are no longer soft is to make "huevo con sopitas" (can be …

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Lunchboxes #54-58

Another week's worth of Simon lunches! Hope you can find some inspiration in here. A reminder, too, that he doesn't ever (seriously, never) eat all this stuff, but what he does choose to eat often surprises. Creamy potato salad? No thanks. A pile of spiced chickpeas with feta and capers? YES, and more capers, please …

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Lunchboxes #39-43

Another week's worth of Simon lunches! #39: Chicken salad (leftover roast chicken, mayo, grapes, celery, tarragon), pita bread, avocado chunks, cheddar slices, olives #40: Eggplant, mushroom, & bok choy stir fry w noodles, sliced carrots, hard boiled egg, blueberries #41: Disassembled quinoa bowl (quinoa w feta & dressing, roasted yellow beets, roasted kale) & grapes …

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It’s Spring Daily Soup Time!

With the Spring 2018 Daily Soup Drive upon us (March 16-29), it seems like a good time for a refresher on this integral program in Central’s curriculum. Please look for flyers and envelopes in your child’s folder to participate in the drive! Or, go to https://squareup.com/store/cms-rva/ to make your payment online. So, uh, what IS …

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