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Tips for Managing Picky Eaters

If you know my family well or have been reading my blog a little, you know that my house is full of picky eaters. Even my husband and I are picky eaters. But, early in our parenthood journey, we recognized that we did not want to pass on our pickiness to our children. We use these picky eater tips to encourage them to try a variety of foods. Studies show that dads actually have a stronger influence on what their…

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Knife Knowledge Part 2: Paring Knife

For part two of my knife series, we will talk about the small, but mighty paring knife. I have probably cut myself more with a paring knife than any other knife. To be honest, I haven’t used the paring knife much because of our bad history together. But, part of becoming a better home cook is making sure you know how to use all the tools available to you. The paring knife is the second most essential knife for home…

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Knife Knowledge Part 1: Your Chef’s Knife

I have a confession: I am not really that great at proper use of my knives. But, since I’ve started this blog, there are certain skills that I have decided I need to improve, including my knife skills. When I started doing research on knives and skills for home chefs, I found some interesting information and decided to share it here. I hope this helps you as much as it has helped me. The essential knife for all home chefs…

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