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Chicken Surprise

Here's a dinner-time shock. Dylan, now six, comes home from school to inform us that he no longer likes chicken because the drum sticks he's been munching on for the last four years look like – wait for it – … Continue reading

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Sauteeing Veg with Water

Cooking Brussels’ sprouts can be a bit of an ordeal. As we’ve discussed a lot on Gastrokid there’s nothing worse in our opinion than boiled and overcooked Brussels’. For that reason we like to half them and saute em with … Continue reading

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40-Minute Family Meal: Pancetta, Squash and Kale Risotto

Getting kids to eat butternut squash and Kale all in one dish? Easy when there’s pancetta and parmesan involved. This is a great Fall risotto and the squash really captures the season (if you’re baking in 80 degree heat you’ll … Continue reading

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When Un-Picky Eaters Start Getting Picky

For three years our son Dylan has wolfed down fish and chips on a fortnightly basis (we try and keep our indulgence to a somewhat healthy timetable). Today he renounced his interest in the cod. "Why can’t I just order … Continue reading

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Gastrokid on CNN and Picky Eating

While we’re on the topic of picky eating, I thought it only fair to plug Gastrokid’s very own Hugh Garvey who appeared on CNN International this weekend to educate the world about how to navigate the choppy culinary waters when … Continue reading

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