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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Soup

We love a good bowl of soup as much as the next person, but we sure don’t feel like cooking anything for hours over the stove in the summertime. When the heat starts to get us down, that means it’s time to turn to a nice, refreshing bowl of fruit soup. Many kids like fruit […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: August 20

Another Friday and lots more food news to report. One of the biggest stories we’ve seen this week (especially for our fellow Californians) is the egg recall, which appears to be growing. (380 million eggs are under recall at this point.) This LA Times story has a good summary of which eggs to look out […]

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A Day on the “Coupon Diet”

Recently some researchers released a study of what you happen if you only ate the food that was advertised on TV. (Answer: You’d be in a sorry state.) It also got us thinking a lot about coupons, which are marketed heavily toward people shopping for families with kids. In fact, we’re constantly hearing about how […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Green Eggs and Ham

This week, as the Dr. Seuss children’s book Green Eggs and Ham celebrates its 50th anniversary, we thought it would be fun to try out some recipes for this quirky classic. First thing this morning we rustled up an egg and about a tablespoon of pesto, whisked it together, fried it in a pan, and […]

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Friday Food News “Wrap”

We’ve been out of the loop this week because we spent a few days unplugged in Amish farm country. After hearing and reading about so many dairy mega-businesses, it’s a treat to see some simple, old-style family farms with cows grazing happily in the pastures. Those cows sure make some good milk, not to mention […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Vegetable Cakes

When summer yields a bumper crop of vegetables, what are you going to make after you exhaust the tomato sauce and zucchini casserole recipes? (And how are you going to get the kids to eat it?) At this point in the summer, we usually say ‘Let them eat cake’ – as in vegetable cake. Of […]

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