September 2, 2015
salad
Black eyed peas are a staple in American Southern cuisine.  Referred to simply as "peas,...
September 2, 2015
snacks
Parents spend a small fortune on brown bag lunches; everything from the sandwich to the juice box...
September 1, 2015
brown rice porridge (congee)
Congee, a simple rice porridge, is a common staple and comfort food across Asia. If you love rice...
August 28, 2015
beans
Cranberry, black, pinto, kidney, broad, speckled - at first glance you might think I am talking...
August 26, 2015
Scallops are a succulent food of the sea that has a somewhat mysterious story to tell. Many of us...
August 26, 2015
Peanut butter and jelly is the classic school lunch standby. Most parents keep bread and a jar of...
August 24, 2015
sandwich
Parents, myself included, get stuck in the school lunch rut.  We run on auto-pilot, churning...
August 22, 2015
A quick trip to the farmer's market and I am once again loaded down with bags of fresh,...
August 21, 2015
Every parent has their reasons for why they decide to send their kids with a packed lunch...
August 19, 2015
The incredibly delicious sriracha peanut butter bacon burger is a new take on the classic barbecue...
August 18, 2015
fish
Unlike chicken or steak, fish is a completely different animal on the grill (pun very much intended...
August 18, 2015
This kitchen appliance is not used to make an overcooked roast smothered in cream of mushroom soup...
August 17, 2015
casserole
If you are in the mood for sloppy Joes but want to stick to your meatless monday tradition, we'...
August 17, 2015
bento
We can't deny it, summer is coming to an end and the kids need portable food. Back-to-school is...
August 15, 2015
In honor of Julia Child's 103rd birthday, we decided to keep things simple.  While cake is...
August 15, 2015
Pizza
A good pizza starts at the crust, one that has the right texture as well as flavor. But you don...
August 14, 2015
Summer berry hand pies are another seasonal delight that you will want to bake before it is too...
August 14, 2015
Blackberry Cobbler Recipe
Blackberry desserts are a summertime favorite in our home, from pies and cheesecakes to homemade...
August 13, 2015
Late summer means one thing; the sweet corn is finally ready. Oh sure, you have probably seen it...
August 13, 2015
'Tis the season for gazpacho.  Tomatoes are at their juciest this time of year which makes...

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