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Chicago Trib Reviews Gastrokid Cookbook

The big boys of media are starting to weigh in on the Gastrokid Cookbook. Today it's the turn of the Chicago Tribune who like the book a lot even if they think we're a little obsessed with Pimenton de la … Continue reading

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Gastrokid’s Hugh as Foodie TV Star

Here's Hugh making a leap for TV super-stardom on ABC's The View from the Bay. Roasted chick pea bruschetta never looked so good. – Matthew

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The Observer Reviews Gastrokid Cookbook

Hot on the heels of New York magazine along comes the Observer (the London one) with an extended excerpt from the Gastrokid Cookbook. They have some nice words to say about the work Hugh and I have been putting into … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Cookbook – Dylan Responds to Hugh’s Chicken Photo

Dylan was leafing through the Gastrokid Cookbook this morning and came across Hugh's very amusing picture of a chicken. "I can draw a better chicken than that," Dylan said. And here it is. Hugh….we might have another illustrator to call … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Glossary – Keep it Dry

We’re always on the lookout for things to keep the kids occupied while we’re trying to throw together the family meal. And that’s why it helps to get them involved in some of the prep work. Why not have the … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Glossary – Emulsify

Emulsify is a fancy word for mixing two liquids that don’t want to combine, such as oil and vinegar. While you’ll never get them to blend into each other, you can break them down into tiny bubbles that will approach … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Cookbook Analyst Advises: Buy Buy Buy!

When Hugh and I first started this blog we already had a book in mind but we had no idea whether our slightly unhinged idea of documenting our adventures in cooking for our kids from Los Angeles and Cardiff respectively … Continue reading

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The Gastrokid Cookbook: Faux Pastor

The taco is our household’s favorite way of using up leftovers: any little bit of last night’s protein (be it fish, chicken, pork, beef) can be chopped up, seasoned in a vaguely Mexican manner, and then served with fresh chopped … Continue reading

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Sausage with Sagey White Beans

There's a bistrolike minimalism to this dish that is so easy, it feels almost criminal to take credit for cooking it. The fresh sage leaf makes it taste fully homemade. Makes 4 servings About 1 pound sausage (precooked chicken or … Continue reading

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The Gastrokid Cookbook: Tuscan Steak for Toddlers

Of all the cuts of meat in the world, there’s perhaps nothing more iconic in that kids’ book sort of way than a porterhouse, with its unforgettable T-bone that makes appearances in Richard Scarry books and Road Runner cartoons. Keep … Continue reading

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