They Can’t Eat Raw Baby Carrots for the Rest of Their Lives

Other than fish, it’s hard to think of a single category of food that antagonizes children and frustrates parents more than vegetables. Take a deep breath, cut tyourself some slack, and let’s discuss this calmly. Why do so many kids not like vegetables, or not like certain vegetables in particular? While moms around the globe are …

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A Week of Summer Meals

I have the exceptional good fortune of being able to work from wherever there is a kitchen and electricity, which means I am spending a hunk of time in Connecticut. And this means there is a lot of grilling and dinner parties going on. Here is a smattering of the things I have been cooking, …

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Mincing Garlic Super-Fine

So, when you are cooking with garlic, you don’t usually need to chop it super-fine, because when it cooks, it will soften and mellow, and blend itself into the dish. But if you are using garlic in an uncooked dish, you usually do want a pretty fine mince, because it can be unpleasant to bite …

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