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Fun Food Saturday: Food on a Stick

Why put your food in little piles on your plate when you can line it all up on a stick? There’s something about having your food in linear form that seems to appeal to our inner sense of order. Plus, it’s more fun to eat that way. When we started contemplating food on a stick, […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Food in Miniature

Why eat big food when small food is so much… cuter? We’ve been working our way toward Fun Food Saturday by cooking very small things all week long. Small food is cool because it’s easier for little hands to hold, you can eat more of it (“I ate three hamburgers!”), and because it’s just plain […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Breakfast Cookies

A friend of ours who grew up on a farm often reminisces fondly about how his mom would serve fresh-baked oatmeal cookies for breakfast. And while the idea of cookies for breakfast might sound decadent, it’s really not that far off base: Oatmeal, raisins, flour, eggs, some brown sugar… Sounds more or less healthy, right? […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Wonton Wrappers

After last week’s cupfake fest on Fun Food Saturday, we got a little distracted thinking about the wonton wrappers in that cupcake lasagna recipe. We love working with wonton wrappers. In fact, when you’re cooking with kids, it’s hard to find something more fun and durable than these versatile little squares. There’s nothing to roll […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Parfait Time

Today, for some strange reason, we can’t stop thinking about layering stuff in a tall, clear glass. Maybe there’s a new Shrek movie coming out or something (“You know what everybody likes? Parfait!”) Or maybe it’s just Fun Food Saturday (Parfait Edition) here at Jolly Tomato. Parfait is pretty simple when you get down to […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Jim’s Pancakes

Bet you thought you were pretty handy with a spatula and some batter. So did we. That is, until we encountered our new Hero of the Griddle, Jim of Jim’s Pancakes. Pancakes with Mickey Mouse ears? Pshaw. That’s so…Mickey Mouse. Jim had us with the Golden Gate Bridge pancake, and now he’s officially put us […]

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