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Little Chefs Cook Chinese

Little Chefs Cook Chinese

In addition to being a great cook, my mother taught Spanish and Italian.  I have many fond childhood memories of cooking with my mother. I remember making flan, crepes, pasta, pizza and all sorts of different foods. I traveled around the world by way of my kitchen.  Cooking encouraged a love of languages, and I grew up to be an adventurous eater. I’ve traveled around the world, and I’ve tried all sorts of exotic and delicious foods.  If … Read entire article »

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Easy Peasy Recipes for Beating Winter Blues

Munching on delicious, fresh-from-the-oven cookies is one of my favorite remedies for the winter blues. While I love making traditional chocolate chip cookies, there’s something exciting about trying a new recipe. 101 Easy Peasy Cookie Recipes by Lucinda and Heather Wallace is chock full of easy-to-make, original cookie recipes like Chocolatey Raspberry Streusal Bars, Cherry Chocolate Drops, Frosted Banana Oatmeal Cookies, Root Beer Frosties, Marvelous Maple Drops, White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies, Peanut Butter Mud Puddles and Frosty Pink Lemonade Cookies. Hungry yet? Lucinda and Heather are a mother-daughter recipe development and writing team. Their shared love of cooking is reflected in easy-to-follow recipes that are appropriate for even a novice baker. The book is broken down into five categories: Bar Cookies, Drop Cookies, No-Bake Cookies, Rolled Cookies and Shaped Cookies. … Read entire article »

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The Littlest Foodie

While some New Yorkers are spending big bucks turning their kids into mini-foodies, I’m hoping Baby Diva will have a healthy attitude towards wholesome foods. Of course, I wouldn’t object to a smidgen of a sense of adventure… If you are excited about introducing fresh, tempting and fun foods to your tot, I suggest Annabel Karmel’s First Meals. She starts with the simplest purees (parsnip and carrot, for example) and takes you through easy recipes to introduce texture … Read entire article »

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