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New York Post Weighs in on the Kid Foodie Phenom

Our favorite tabloid ran a smart and actually quite balanced story by Carla Spartos on the current cultural craze for all things culinary and juvenile (a few quotes from yours truly and a photo of our book after the jump … Continue reading

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See Gastrokid Live in San Francisco on Tuesday August 18th!

On Tuesday August 18th, I’ll be in San Francisco cooking from the Gastrokid Cookbook on KGO’s afternoon show “View from the Bay” hosted by the incredibly telegenic, dynamic duo Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang. We’d love to see Gastrokids young … Continue reading

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Breakfast Strategies

Nice piece in the Lexington Kentucky Herald Leader on breaking out of the back to school breakfast rut (with a shout out to the gastrokid cookbook, and a cool slide show w some photos from the book). —Hugh

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Miami Herald on the Kiddie Foodie Movement

Great story on the gastrokid revolution in the Miami Herald today, with a passing mention of our book. Choice quotes about introducing kids to new flavors: “When you look at long-term studies, one of the predictors of whether children are … Continue reading

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Grubstreet Reviews the Gastrokid Cookbook

I remember what it was like to be a young New York media type writing book reviews when some 15 years ago I was, well, a young New York media type writing book reviews. That was at the Village Voice … Continue reading

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We Love Bacon…..

But this bacon explosion recipe reprinted in the New York Times today might be taking it a bit far….

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Minimalist Check List for 09

Mark Bittman's NYT column this week offers up an excellent must-have list of ingredients for running a successful family kitchen. His ringing endorsement of Pimenton de la Vera, frozen peas, homemade stock and prosciutto will be music to the ears … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chef Recommends Poisonous Weed in Salads

Just in case any of you were inspired by chef Worral Thompson’s suggestion in the recent Healthy and Organic Living magazine to add henbane as a "tasty addition" to salads let me offer some advice: PUT THE DEADLY WEED DOWN! … Continue reading

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Cooking for kids as growth publishing industry

The New York Times says there’s a real growth market in cookbooks aimed at kids and parents. Guess we’re in good company…..

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The End of Mushy Peas?

So says the Daily Telegraph in its story about the UK’s "Food Standards Agency is meeting to consider whether it should tell food manufacturers to strip the additives from fizzy drinks, sweets and processed foods." As we wrote earlier this … Continue reading

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