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Entries from May 2008

Agua de Pepino (Cucumber Limeade)

May 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

This drink is refreshing and cool when the heat of summer is getting to you. It was a BIG hit with the kids. One can never go wrong when sugar is involved. We’ve officially named it Cucumber Breeze because it was such a breeze to make. 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks Juice of […]

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Tags: Other fun · Snacks

Where Food Comes From.

May 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Do you ever wonder why suburban preschoolers learn to “moo” like a cow or “cock-a-doodle-doo” like a rooster without ever having seen one? How do we teach kids where food really comes from, besides “the store”? I’ve just been reading an excerpt from a book called Kitchen Literacy by Ann Vileisis, and it poses some […]

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Tags: Other fun

Avocado Face Mask

May 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We love eating our avocados but sometimes playing with our food is fun too. Daughter gave Kitchen Dad a little spa treatment. Mash half an avocado and spread evenly on your clean face. Slice two thin rounds of cucumber, lie down, and place the cucumber slices over your eyes. Rest for 15 minutes, then remove […]

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Tags: Other fun

Marmite!

May 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

Kitchen Dad turned me on to this savory little treat after we got married. It’s something that was a staple at his house growing up. We buy it at our local Brit Mart and sometimes I find it at our regular grocery store in the British foods section. Toast with Marmite is great for breakfasts […]

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Tags: Breakfasts · Snacks