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Yesterday I went into Manhattan (a rare occurrence these days) to return the copyedited manuscript of Parents Need to Eat Too: Naptime Cooking, One-Handed Meals & Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks for New Parents to Amy, my editor. The next time I see it, the pages will be laid out like, y’know, an actual book, which is […]
I’ll make this brief, since I’m due to return the copyedited manuscript for Parents Need to Eat Too* to my editor, um, last week. All 651 pages of it. There is so.much packed into this cookbook! It overflows with recipes, ideas, kitchen hacks, and information—from other moms, from nutrition and lactation experts, and from, well, […]
My CSA, the one I’ve raved about before, is hosting a little dinner party-cum-supper club using ingredients from the various farms and vendors who supply the group. The menu’s above; I can’t decide which sounds more exciting, that fresh fettucine with basil & chive pesto, or the red wine braised short ribs. But we all […]
Picky eaters and hot weather don’t always mix. While Harry’s always down for fruit, which in summertime opens a huge window of opportunity, when it comes to dinner most of my barely-cooked options aren’t exactly met with enthusiasm. He refuses Black Bean, Corn, and Tomato Salad before it hits his plate: too many ingredients touching […]
Just a quickie, to announce that my first round of classes at the terrific Greenpoint baby shop Caribou Baby went so well, we’re doing it again! This round will meet for three consecutive Wednesdays from 10:30 to noon, starting August 3. Full details at Caribou’s site. Struggling to figure out how to cook for yourself […]