neighborhood watch: the recipes

Ann James
4 min readOct 8, 2021
Photo by Julia Kicova on Unsplash

My potato soup recipe changes every time I fix it — whatever’s on hand and with Pedro to sample it, tonight we ate:

“Kitchen Sink Potato Soup”

Saute onions and garlic in butter

Boil potatoes — I got some from Costco, but some of the neighbors have gardens and it’s close to harvest time. (Update: A neighbor shared his 50-pound bag of russets from Chef Store…

Ann James

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.