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Mince Fruit Pie - like mincemeat, but there's no meat in there.

Mince Fruit Pie

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve got some Mince Fruit Pie for you. Notice that there’s no “meat” in thie pie; just pure delicious fruit. We made this pie for a recent Food Bloggers Los Angeles meeting and it was a hit. But as we served it we learned something funny – apparently everyone […]

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Brick-or-Treat at Legoland California

Boo! It’s Halloween – are your kids looking for a wholesome “treat?” Treat them to “Brick-or-Treat” party night at LEGOLAND California, happening October 24 and 30. On Brick or Treat party nights, LEGOLAND transforms into a not-too-spooky Halloween festival featuring a variety of fun activities including the new Candy Quest walk-through at the Adventurers’ Club […]

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Summer Garden Mince Pie

We try to mix it up around here and write about different foods every week… but something strange happened on the way to this week’s post. We got so caught up in making celery desserts that we couldn’t resist experimenting with one last pie… and it was so good we just have to tell you […]

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A New Look at Peppers

I recently discovered that I’ve been thinking about peppers the wrong way. In my head, I’ve been subconsciously dividing peppers into “hot” and “not hot” categories and serving the kids the peppers from the latter category. But as I’ve come to realize from reading The Great Pepper Cookbook from Melissa’s Produce, there’s an enormous range […]

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Cool Gifts for Young Chefs

Do you have a talented young chef on your gift list this year? Or just a kid who’s happy to hang out in the kitchen? No matter what your kid’s skill or interest level, there’s almost certainly a kitchen gift that will amaze and delight them this holiday season. With the right gift, who knows? […]

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Growing Great

You work hard all the time to set a good example, serve nourishing foods, and keep healthy snacks around the house…and yet sometimes it’s what a kid sees all of his friends eating that gets him most excited about trying something new. Our fourth-grader came home the other day declaring that his new favorite snack […]

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