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Archive | June, 2012

Peach-Plum Kuchen

Peaches or plums? In summertime, fortunately, you don’t have to choose. One of our favorite ways to eat peaches and plums is combined together in a homemade küchen. Küchen is a German word for cake, and in this case it refers to a fruit dessert that is sort of like a pie, but with a [...]

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Choco-Mint Ice Cream Cups

Summertime, and the… kids are already driving you crazy? It’s rough keeping everyone occupied and out of trouble, which is why we’re busy dreaming up summer jobs for kids to do in the kitchen. If you’re looking for a dessert that’s quick and easy and involves a lot of hands-on kid help, we’ve got just [...]

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Frozen Naked Pizza Party

Update, 6/21 – And the winner is…Comment #20. Doris is the winner of the pizza party. Congrats to Doris, and thanks to everyone who entered. Yes, you read that correctly – Frozen. Naked. Pizza. Party. (Will Internet censors block this post?) Frozen Naked Pizza is the brand name of a line of frozen pizzas that [...]

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No Vacation From Hunger

No Vacation From Hunger

School’s out, and for most kids, an entire summer of free-wheeling fun lies ahead. But for many children who rely on the National School Lunch Program during the school year, summer brings an end to those lunches and their families cannot fill the gap. For those kids, sadly, summer is a time of hunger. How big is the problem? [...]

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Real Food: Pike Place Market

I’m on a little interlude from blogging this week while hanging out in Seattle for BlogHer Food. I’ve met all kinds of incredible bloggers and food purveyors at the conference, and I can’t wait to share more about what I’ve learned. But in the meantime, while I get all of my things together to go [...]

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“Brave” New Food

Could a movie actually inspire a kid to try a new food? Well, sure. Isn’t that what happened to a generation of kids after Popeye first ate spinach? The new Disney/Pixar movie Brave (opening June 22), which is set in the Scottish Highlands, will introduce young moviegoers to a whole range of traditional Scottish foods. [...]

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