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Shopping List from a Six-Year-Old

In our ever-evolving efforts to get our picky six-year-old to expand his palate, we asked him to be chef for a night. This morning his job was to plan a menu and make a shopping list.

Here’s what we have so far. Admittedly, this experiment is not off to a blazing start.

shopping list


That said, he definitely wins points for enthusiasm. And his shopping trip also made it into the L.A. Times (“Wordless Wednesday” column) for his efforts, so that’s good for something, right?

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8 Responses to Shopping List from a Six-Year-Old

  1. jollytomato November 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm #

    He explained that “cake bred” is “you know, the main part of the cake…the bread…the part that’s not the frosting.”

  2. Jenn @ organic-mama.ca November 10, 2010 at 8:16 pm #

    I’d like some Christmas coloured chips too, please!

    • jollytomato November 10, 2010 at 8:34 pm #

      LOL – We had those in our cupboard for quite a while and I guess I threw them out. I suppose now that it’s November we’re going to start seeing them pop up in the stores once again.
      Cheers,
      Jeanne

  3. Erika Denton November 11, 2010 at 1:00 am #

    This is awesome! I wonder if he plans on making bacon-wrapped hot dogs. Yumm. At least he incorporated a fruit and a veggie.

    • jollytomato November 11, 2010 at 1:12 am #

      Thanks, Erika. In fact, we just got back from our shopping trip and both hot dogs and bacon were involved. We’ll see what develops!
      Jeanne

  4. goop November 11, 2010 at 9:16 am #

    What did he want the onions for?

    • jollytomato November 11, 2010 at 4:05 pm #

      LOL – I told him we needed onions so he added it to the list. But he wound up incorporating it into dinner – in the fruit plate, of all things! http://bit.ly/9sAKGQ

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