A literary food blog, Eat This Poem, pairs… by kathl9 | Oct 6, 2014 | facebook | 1 comment A literary food blog, Eat This Poem, pairs “Canned Food Drive” with Roasted Pea and Purple Barley Salad. “Canned Food Drive” by Kathleen Lynch + Roasted Pea and Purple Barley Salad www.eatthispoem.com As a child, when did you first become aware that people in the world who lived differently than you? I was about 10 years old. For several years, my family had volunteered at a meals-on-wheels-style nonprofit just one city over. I was still young, so my job usually involved scooping mashed potatoes… facebook.com 1 Comment kathl9 on October 7, 2014 at 5:45 pm My daughter found this post, and I am so grateful that my poem evoked these thoughtful responses AND this recipe. I have a bag of frozen peas in the fridge, and plan to make this tonight. Never heard of roasting them, and it seems a perfect thing to do on this October day, as an expression of gratitude for the simple things. Thanks so much Kathleen Lynch Log in to Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.