Monthly Archives: December 2006

Mermaid Snack

Here’s our new favorite snack: roasted, seasoned seaweed (my mermaid-obsessed daughter is into this aquatic detail). We picked it up at a fundraiser for my daughter’s school and we’ve eaten two packages of it so far: it’s a Korean-style product … Continue reading

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Monday Family Farmer’s Market Report: Celery Root (aka Celeriac)

Maybe the reason my kids are increasingly less interested in the vegetables we’ve been cooking them is that we’re cooking them the same ones over and over: broccoli, tuscan kale, Brussels sprouts, asparagus. We steam ‘em, roast ‘em, sautee ‘em, … Continue reading

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A Silent Smoothie: is there such a thing?

Every morning, my lovely wife makes amazing, satisfying, sustaining, foundational fruit and yogurt smoothies that I’m certain keep our family in good health, low cholesterol, and generally decent spirits. (Check out our smoothie strategies on this earlier post). But the … Continue reading

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Sage Advice: Let the kids help with herb prep

While our kids have more ethnic, rustic, regional, foodie food at their disposal than we did, on a harried tuesday in the middle of the week, it can still come down to one thing: the quality of the pre-prepared ravioli … Continue reading

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