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Chef for a Day

As part of our ongoing effort to help our picky eater expand his palate, we tried a new experiment this week: Let the six-year-old make the dinner. He happily embraced the idea and came up with a meal plan and a shopping list almost immediately. The shopping trip was moderately successful, with a little prodding […]

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Halloween WITHOUT Food Dyes

Nothing says Halloween like a party filled with creepy, ghoulish, or downright goofy treats. But putting together all of those gross-out goodies often requires an appalling amount of food coloring. Problem is, artificial food colorings and food dyes aren’t all that great for your kids, and in some cases have even been associated with behavioral problems. […]

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Mix It Up

Last night our three-year-old ate two enormous pieces of gefilte fish for dinner. (Weird, yes.) But he specifically asked for it (“More cold fish, please”) and since he’s overall a pretty good eater, we were happy to let him indulge in this unusual offering. Are we advocating an all-gefilte-fish diet? No,  but we think it’s a good thing when kids break out […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Red, White, and Blue Food

It’s that time of year again, when enterprising cooks go all-out to make the food match the flag. It’s a cute enough idea, but most of us seem to run into trouble on the “blue” end of things. Whose idea was it to add blue to our country’s flag, anyway? Didn’t Betsy Ross stop to […]

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