Monthly Archives: November 2006

An Autumn Harvest Lesson Backfires and a Centerpiece Becomes a Snack

Even in the smoggy grid of Los Angeles, autumn presents itself in a hundred different ways (I’ve read that LA has more varieties of trees than any other city in the country): leaves turn color and drop, though not with … Continue reading

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Kids and Vinegar: Friendlier Than You’d Think

Bitter, sour, salty, sweet. What some say are the four elements of flavor. Most folks wouldn’t be inclined rank sour at the top for getting kids to eat the good stuff. But think about it: lemonade would be dull with … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Restaurants of the World

Guys, we’re going to need your help on this one. Both Hugh and I like to eat out. And we also like to take our kids with us (most of the time anyway). However, as regular readers of Gastrokid will … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Lunchbox

Dora the Explorer and Sponge Bob Square Pants lunchboxes are all well and good, but what could be cooler for school than a multicolored melamine bento box? Speaking of sustainable (never a non sequitur these days), the separate washable compartments … Continue reading

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