A Writing Prompt for writing about food
Write a list of your favorite dishes
- A special dish you make for yourself or one made for you
- A soup your mom made when you were sick as a child
- Your aunt’s baked chicken
- A special family holiday dish–what holiday?
- A favorite camp recipe
- Granddad’s favorite cookies
Some DimeStories about food:
Of that list : choose one
Write about a specific time you ate that meal.
Was it a special occasion? Or something you ate regularly? What made this one time stand out?
Be sure to write about specific ingredients that are used. Are they easy to find?
Who made the dish?
Describe the taste, the feel, the smell.
How did eating that dish make you feel?
What other memories are associated with it?
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