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Summer Fruit Tools

Summer is finally here, which means at least two things in our house: The fridge is full of fruit, and there’s a heck of a lot of prep work to be done. Fortunately, the kids are off from school and there’s plenty of free labor available. (What? You kids thought you were going to laze […]

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Cook Your Books

It’s summertime, and your kids are probably reading away (right? right?) and enjoying their time immersed in new adventures and fantasies. Every now and then a book inspires a cooking project that practically begs to be recreated in the kitchen. Lucky for us, both of our boys had summer books that inspired kitchen adventures. Our four-year-old […]

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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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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

It’s time to ring in the Year of the Rabbit, and there’s no better way to start than with these 13 Chinese American treats to make with your kids (via Babble Food). Homemade egg rolls, anyone? We also love this marbled tea egg project from One Hungry Mama (with recipe from Steamy Kitchen), complete with resources for […]

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25 Best Snacks for Kids?

When we saw that Parents Magazine had put up a list of “25 Best Healthy Snacks for 2011” we were glad to see them do a story like this and we were preparing to share the link…until we read through the choices. And then we found ourselves asking, “Really, Parents? Is that the best you […]

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Fun Food Saturday: French Toast

Good old French toast. It’s one of our favorite foods, and it’s so versatile it can either be a fancy treat for a holiday breakfast, or just  a way to use up old bread on a regular morning. This morning Jolly Tomato’s mom made some delicious French toast with thickly sliced challah bread (she swears it’s […]

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