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Holiday Ham

Ham has got to be the simplest meat to cook. You are only heating it up. Pour a bottle of root beer (for a sugary-spice) or a cola in the and then periodically baste and you’ve got a syrupy glaze perfect with … Read more »

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Thanksgiving

This year, instead of rushing out on Black Friday, why not spend some time with your kids and learn a little more about how Thanksgiving originated from the myths, to the actual history, and the food and customs and how … Read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips, Tirades and Tidbits

Thanksgiving dinner… there is enough stress on this day without having to have the whole family showing up. So I am cutting right to the chase without using your time on a long preamble. Your mother or worse mother-in-law has … Read more »

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Our Book: Cooking Together

1. It is a Keepsake Cookbook, designed to become a family heirloom! 2. The recipes are healthy, but Do Not require you to change your lifestyle! 3. It has more than recipes, featuring everything from Essential Herbs & Spices to … Read more »

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Jenn’s Mock Crepes

Jenn Lownik sent us this recipe. It sounds delicious and I had to post it right away. I’m going to try this with Elisabeth. I thought of ‘Kids and a Cook’ this morning and wanted to share this! I made “mock crepes”. This … Read more »

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Gluten Free Cupcakes!

A close friend of ours has a child who needs to follow a Gluten Free (GF) diet. She once asked me if I had a recipe she could use to make Gluten Free cupcakes for her son’s birthday party. Of … Read more »

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Pineapple Salsa

Salsa barely qualifies as a recipe; it is more of a coupling of ingredients. Crushed pineapples with a little bit of minced chile pepper and chopped mint makes a fantastic alternative to your typical tomato based taco sauce salsa or … Read more »

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Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol!

Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol! One of my best friends from high school is a pediatrician and I recently asked what she sees in her practice – kids with high cholesterol. I have also … Read more »

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EASY MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

OK, Moms this is an easy treat that kids of almost any age or skill level can prepare. After all it’s the thoughtfulness that really counts, isn’t it? So even if you are the one who has to go to … Read more »

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Power Crispy Bars

Okay! Since the days of dreaming of a White Christmas are over now I am dreaming of Spring. I thought I would do some Spring Cleaning to harken Spring’s awakening. While my newly washed pillows were in the dryer (yes, … Read more »

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