by John Donohue
In my childhood home, there was a square yellow clock on the wall of the kitchen, where we ate our meals, and I will never forget its face. In particular, I will always remember its thick and thin black hands pointing to 7:20. That was the time [...]
by Michael Natkin
We are thrilled to have Michael Natkin lend a post and great recipe as we kick-off Celebrating Dads and Influential Men month on Blog for Family Dinner. Today he shares an easy, quick, kid-friendly and delicious recipe that can be thrown together on a weeknight and is still interesting for adults! [...]
by Michelle Hays
My mother was a fairly utilitarian cook; as a university professor, she didn’t have much time to enjoy preparing meals the way I do. However, she believed that having a family meal was important, and she developed a repertoire of solid meals, mostly cribbed from newspaper articles and magazine clippings, that [...]
by Liz Weiss, MS, RD
My mom and dad just celebrated 57 years of marriage and the 50th anniversary of their GE refrigerator. When I walk into their kitchen, it’s like taking a step back in time. Besides the hum of that old fridge (and no, it is not energy efficient), my mom’s [...]
Young seedlings at Glacial Lakes Permaculture. Photo by Karl Schmidt.
by Karl Schmidt
Every time I go down to my basement and think about the little seedlings that will soon pop up their little heads from the flats I’ve set out, under the light of fluorescent bulbs, and warmed gently from below [...]
By Colleen Levine
In an ideal world, my two children would be encouraged to join me in the kitchen as often as possible. At the mature age of 5, however, my son has other things on his mind many evenings and my 18-month-old, well, let’s just say she hasn’t yet been quite as [...]
by Ana Brady
photo courtesy of happykanppy/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
I have the feeling that our grandparents didn’t have to think so hard in order to eat healthy. Nowadays it’s almost rocket science to think up and stick to a natural healthy food eating habit.
My two cousins manage to do it. They turned vegetarian [...]
By Cristie Ritz King
When I was young there was a commercial for Breyer’s Ice Cream where a kid was reading ingredients from the back of a competitor’s ice cream box and couldn’t pronounce any of the words. Then he read the Breyer’s box and there were only four ingredients [...]
by Angela Matthewson
“Oh, no! My child is going to be that kid who will only eat mac’n’cheese and chicken nuggets!!” Naturally, this has been my internal monologue every time my little one rejects a new food, especially a fruit or vegetable. On the outside, I calmly tell my husband that we’ll [...]
by Kia Robertson
Cooking with our kids is about so much more than cooking!
My daughter has been in the kitchen with me since she was a baby and I wouldn’t have it any other way! As a little one sitting in her highchair, I would give her whole fruits and vegetables to [...]