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Our Thanksgivukkah Table

November 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Every once in a while I stumble upon a reminder that I haven’t been fully practicing what I preach and welcoming the kids into the kitchen. The busier our days get, the more tempting it gets to shoo them into the other room with an art project or television to keep them out of the [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday

Cranberry Applesauce

November 6th, 2013 · No Comments

My maple syrup and cider-sweetened cranberry sauce is a favorite on our Thanksgiving table, but for Thanksgivukkah I decided to give it a new twist, and make a cranberry applesauce to top those turkey and sweet potato (Thanksgiving leftover) latkes. I liked the cranberry so much that I may serve it as a latke topping [...]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · holiday · recipes

Turkey and Sweet Potato Latkes {#ThanksgivukkahPotluck}

November 4th, 2013 · 6 Comments

For the past eleven years, I’ve celebrated two winter holidays, Hanukkah and Christmas. When the boy was born, we added a third, Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes), in honor of my Jewish husband’s Puerto Rican heritage. Yes, it gets a little confusing. This year, though, Hanukkah is exceptionally early — falling on Thanksgiving, [...]

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Tags: at market · fall · holiday · recipes

The Foodie Tot Bakes Challah {L’shana Tova 5774}

September 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, and this year I had a new helper to make the traditional celebratory round challah. We watched a great video to learn the braiding technique (watch here) and the foodie tot begged to help. It looks like a tangled mess when you finish, but then you flip it [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday · kids cook monday

Jack O’ Lantern Grilled Cheese #KidsCookMonday

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

This was intended to be a quick post about a healthy and fun pre-Halloween lunch, but of course my six-year-old had other plans. Oh, he was amused enough by the first sandwich, but then he asked for a second. And then he said it wasn’t scary enough. So I told him the jack o’ lantern [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · fall · holiday · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipes · sandwich