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Spinach on the Grill

I’m in this family limbo at present – each year my family heads off for a few weeks to visit the in-laws in the U.S. and I am left to forage alone. I use the time to experiment in the … Continue reading

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Corn on the Cob Holders For the Little Finger Set

Both our kids love corn on the cob. But while our eat-everything 17-month old daughter is still content to devour all the family’s discarded ears (corn of course….we ain’t cannibals or zombies or anything) our four year-old now takes exception … Continue reading

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Cooking Up a Storm with Crazy Chefs

Dylan got a fun new board game for his 4th birthday. It’s called Crazy Chefs and it’s made by Orchard Toys. The idea is simple. Collect all the ingredients on your board and then spin a wheel to make a … Continue reading

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Damage Limitation Bibs With Style

I dunno about your kids but our baby Z is a very enthusiastic eater…..not just what she eats but how she  puts it away. Spoons, forks and both hands tend to get involved in every meal which means even something … Continue reading

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Mad About Maki

Our Brooklyn friend, Beth, sent our little boy, Dylan, the Melissa & Doug wooden sushi play set that Hugh raved about a while back. What can I say? We don’t normally double post on stuff but this toy bento box … Continue reading

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Masquerading Milk For Kids

In my on-going quest to find milk (any milk) that Z (now weaned….well almost) will drink (scratch cows, goats and soy) I’ve hit on a product that is completely useless for a one year old but might be fun for … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Gear on Sale

The post-holiday markdowns are in full effect, and that goes for gastrokid gear. Here are a few of the bargains out there right now. 10 bucks for 2 miniature Kitchenaid gratin dishes at amazon. One for you, one for the … Continue reading

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Core Comfort – Last Panic Buying Gift For the Holidays

Thanks to Daily Candy Kids for pointing us to these cool fruit and vegetable styled beanbags sold by Babesta.com I’m finally done with shopping but last minute slightly panic-stricken holiday hunters (in New York at least) could do worse than … Continue reading

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Cuteness Counts

You’re freaking out, thinking: what the heck am I going to buy my little gastrokid this holiday season? How am I going to get them something bright and colorful and kid-friendly without contributing to landfill? You could do worse by … Continue reading

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The Gastrokid Holiday Gift Guide: The Panic Edition

Amazon can be ferociousy fast at delivering holiday gifts if you’re willing to pay, hence this guide comprised entirely of culinary toys from their site for the gastrokid on your gift list. Cutting Food Box from Melissa and Doug, $22.98 … Continue reading

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