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Are teachers or parents responsbile for teaching kids about food?

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Blog Posts | 10 comments

“Timmy, repeat after me: sugar is the devil.”   School is back in session. These are nervous days as many parents on my Facebook page share stories about teachers pushing kids to eat, children with food aversions being shamed and in tears, children eating in loud, crowded cafeterias with only fifteen minutes to eat etc. (Here and more school horror stories.) Then I came across this document on facebook that parents are encouraged to give to a child’s teachers.  I hope...

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organic but eating Fritos vs. spoiled snacks: my verdict? “should” ruins eating…

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Blog Posts | 9 comments

My husband recently sent me a link to this Podcast, with “Judge” John Hodgman and guest Alton Brown, who help a couple decide who is right or wrong around eating decaying food and more. It’s worth a listen, and if you don’t want any “spoliers” (haha) stop reading, listen to the podcast and come back. Who is “right?” Never so simple around something as fundamental to life and self as food. Summary: Husband: Eats spoiled food, rotten food, from the...

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learning how to cook, variations on a theme

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Blog Posts | 5 comments

I was so blown away by this comment on a recent blog post that I decided to make sure it didn’t get lost. It is a must read as far as I am concerned, in terms of teaching yourself to cook, and taking care of yourself… My only complaint is that I would disagree that this reader says her cooking skills are nothing special! I repost with permission, and gratitude as I head off to the Mall of America for some Spring Break fun before a few hours work this afternoon! (M has been begging...

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“But Mom, I’m supposed to eat a rainbow every day!” Sigh…

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Blog Posts | 11 comments

We were enjoying a lovely dinner at Olive Garden, M’s new favorite. I dipped a bread stick into my soup, and said to M, “Try this, it’s heaven!” (I know, we were really hungry, and all my foodie friends will have to grin and bear this post…) So M did, then she says, “Mom, dip yours in my marinara sauce, it’s beyond heaven…” I giggled, then noticed her naming colors. “Red sauce, green salad, I had orange carrots at lunch…” I...

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Trying new recipes: maybe delicious, but risky and expensive

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Blog Posts | 12 comments

So, I was flipping through Cooking Light and saw a new recipe for a cucumber salad I thought I would try. I find that I rely on the same dozen or so stock recipes, but occasionally I want to try something new. When I try new recipes, if one out of four is quick (start to finish 30-40 minutes max) and tasty enough (and doesn’t call for $12 worth of shallots of pomegranate seeds) to make it into the regular rotation, I’m pretty happy… A few things I noticed about tonight’s...

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