Enticing kids to try new foods

I'll let you in on a secret. I know how to tempt kids into trying new foods. My methods aren't foolproof, but they work on my kids. And their friends. And timid adults. 1. Bribery. I've told you about that one. Taste the meal and you get extra dessert. Even if you've tasted it before … Continue reading Enticing kids to try new foods

Pumpkin soup in its shell

Barbara Kingsolver's book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, chronicling her family's year-long locavore experience, was a combination of my favorite author and two of my favorite interests: gardening and cooking healthy food. I devoured the book and then several of the recipes in it. This recipe for pumpkin soup, served in its shell, has become a Sukkos … Continue reading Pumpkin soup in its shell