Family Fun

Red, White Chocolate, and Blue Bark

Sometimes cooking is about the journey, not the destination. That is especially true when cooking with kids, and particularly when cooking with kids who have been inside a lot these last few months. For the 4th of July this year, we’re keeping it simple—and fun!—with some candy crafting. White chocolate […]

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Veggie Packed Meatballs

MethodPreheat the oven to 325°F.    Prepare baking trays for the meatballs. (Note: you can also pan-fry as burgers, if you’re running short on time.) Makes 4 to 6 servings Directions Wash the zucchini and carrots and finely grate (or you can also grind in a food processor). Finely mince […]

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Snack Sushi

Sushi is generally an outside food, meaning we eat it outside of the house when someone else makes it for us. And for a lot of reasons, this is generally a fine practice. Good sushi fish can be hard to find and hard to store. Plus, who even knows how […]

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Family-Friendly Stir-Fry for Lunar New Year

At the same time many of us are packing away our noisemakers and funny 2020 glasses, people all over the world are just beginning to prepare for the new year. Chinese New Year is a celebration of the lunar new year — the first day on a calendar based on […]

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Strings and Wiggles: A Guide to Pasta Shapes

We haven’t counted, but by our estimates, there are like, ten million different pasta shapes in the world. More accurately, there are probably more than 300 different shapes, and depending on where you are in the world, each one may have a completely different name. Luckily, knowing the ins and […]