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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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Kids’ Books About Food

When we learned of the passing of Maurice Sendak this week, we were immediately transported back to a simpler time when chicken soup was always best when served once…and then twice. Ahh…There’s nothing like a good book about food to inspire your kid to eat a healthy meal (or try a new food). Aside from […]

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Fun Food: Grilled Fruit

So it’s Father’s Day, and of course your natural reaction is to toss a whole bunch of meat on the grill. But what if instead of (or alongside of) all of that meat, you filled up your grill with…fruit? Grilled fruit is incredibly tasty, a real crowd-pleaser, and best of all it’s just about the […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Chips

Did you get the sense last Saturday that we love fall apple season? If not, we’ll try to convey those feelings again: Reason #424 that we love this time of year is that we can make apple chips (and more). Apple chips are fun to make and a great little snack. In fact, the only […]

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