The Secret Ingredient
After a chance meeting with a psychic, Olivia, a teen cook living in Los Angeles with her two dads and misfit brother, finds a vintage cookbook with handwritten notes inside and pieces together a story that turns a normal summer into a search for her birth mother.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Poverty; Gay/Lesbian; adopted teenager; adoptive fathers; birth mother; financial hardship; gay; gay fathers; gay adults; same-sex parents
two adoptive fathers
Lambda Literary Award, 2014, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult
growing up; coming of age; cooking; new job; dog; restaurant; brother and sister relationship
Lewis, Stewart, "The Secret Ingredient" (2014). Diverse Families. 209.