Monthly Archives: September 2006

It’s 10 O’Clock. Do You Know Where Your Knives Are?

Knife check—one, two. Knife check—one, two. While our risk-averse five year old daughter has spared us the worries of cutlery containment, my two year old son, with all his hardware fascination and exploratory ambition, is making us reassess our knife … Continue reading

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Salmon Soy Sensation

Protein isn’t really a problem in our household – the kids will devour any form of meat or fish we put in front of them. Still, getting them to consume (and enjoy) other parts of the meal, like vegetables and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Family Farmer’s Market Report, Los Angeles

Apples are back at the little farmer’s market near our house. Well they never really went away, as nearly nothing does producewise in freakishly fertile Southern California, they just got mushy (and aspargus got all fibrous and fennel got all … Continue reading

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California Rolls in the Classroom

Seems that the British public is packed with foodie parents. Or at least that’s what the press are saying today after a new report commissioned by supermarket chain Somerfield into what today’s kids take to school for lunch. What’s in … Continue reading

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Mack Daddy Mac and Cheese

There are moments in a foodie parent’s life when the best artisanal, slow foodist intentions can’t compete with a kid (or a parent for that matter) crashing from low blood sugar levels. Dinner can sometimes have a way of ambushing … Continue reading

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Japonaise Chic(ken) Nuggets

It’s feels almost Nobu-esque to feed your kid these little sauteed treats that use Panko breadcrumbs from Japan. The kids just might fall for this one, eschewing the frozen processed ones for a moment. Mine do. Panko Chicken Nuggets What’s … Continue reading

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