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Benefits of Home Cooking

By Larraine Roulston :   Once you have decided to cut “convenient foods’’ from your diet, you will benefit from more wholesome meals that are better for your body, your wallet and the planet. You will also reduce the amount of packaging and discover that home cooking is relatively easy.  In order to reap the …

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Americans Are Reclaiming Their Kitchens

By Kim Robson: There’s a growing trend emerging in America: we’re cooking again! And not just with the microwave, either. Too many of us have been relying for too long on the quick and easy — fast food, takeout, and frozen dinners that require little or no assembly or reheating. …

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The Importance Of Healthy Lunch For Children

By Dawn Matthews Food is something I am passionate about. My father and grandmother always instilled in me the way family comes together, the way you nurture one another through the preparation, the cooking, and the eating, and just the sharing of food and time at the table. Every day …

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Why Teaching Kids Cooking Skills Is So Important

 By Fredrica Syren:  My husband can’t cook for the life of him. Ok, well, he can kind of scramble some eggs and make pancakes from a mix. But that’s it. He says it’s because, as a child, he had no interest in learning to cook, and no one felt the need to teach him. This is the reason he believes whole heartedly that all three of …

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Giving Kids the Freedom to Cook

By Larraine Roulston: We allow our kids to play in the sand, making imaginary dinners without direction. So why do most parents not allow “free range” in the kitchen? Is it our fear of burnt fingers or cuts from a knife or grater? Could it also be the thought of …

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Cooking with Kids

By Fredrica Syren: According to my kids, the kitchen is the most fascinating place, and as soon as I start cooking, I soon hear the familiar sound of chairs being pushed so the kids can climb up and see what I’m doing. I must admit that sometimes this raises my …

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In the Kitchen with Kids of All Ages

By Dawna Matthews I have beautiful, fun memories of cooking in the kitchen at a young age. Now that I have a high spirited toddler of my own, I think about cooking with her more and more. She has been helping me in the kitchen for almost a year now, …

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