Baked Pumpkin Custard with Gingerbread Granola Recipe

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This recipe for creamy baked pumpkin custard with a ginger spiced granola on top makes an great pumpkin pie alternative for the season. This morning we woke to a world covered in heavy white flakes. It sat, soggy atop vibrant yellow leaves, and it weighted down the branches of trees yet to shed their leaves, […]

Menu Planning with the Kids

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The what, why, and how of getting your kids involved in menu planning and the discussion of daily meals. I am in the kitchen, bent at the waist with my head tucked inside the refrigerator. Our fridge is always stuffed full with the season’s produce, wrapped in plastic or teetering in bowls. Each week I […]

How to Build a Better BLT

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The basics of building a better BLT sandwich from the type of bread to the thickness of the tomato slice to the variety of lettuce you opt for. Yes, there are rules. A BLT is not a hard sandwich to master, and nearly everyone has the ability to figure out how to slap bacon, lettuce, […]

Maple Crunch Apple Puff Pancake Recipe

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Whether you refer to these oven-baked pancakes as Dutch babies, pannekoeken or simply puff pancakes, the combination of maple sweetness and tart autumn apples will make it hard to say no to. My feet dangle beneath the checked tablecloth, swinging back and forth. A water glass sits in front of me, condensation clinging to the […]

How to Build a Better Burger

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What makes a better burger? Here are Ole’s tips for grilling and building a better burger at home. Use quality meat with some modicum of fat. The premise is simple: the lower the percentage of fat, the drier the burger. Sure, lean hamburger is wonderful for taco meat and tomato-based meat sauce. However, doing away […]

Individual Baked Apple Crisp Recipe

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A recipe for cinnamon-infused apple crisps prepared on whole halved apples for a healthy, simple take on a classic dessert. It has been a week filled with firsts: the first day of school, the first day of kindergarten, the first school lunches, the first bus ride, the first day walking, the first homework sheets, the […]

The Back-to-School Lunch Box Buying Guide

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Wondering what lunch box food storage containers are the best for sending to school with your kids? Here are a few of our favorites from PlanetBox, Kids Konserve, LunchSkins, and more. Deep breath. Let’s discuss the basics behind school lunch: The storage basics. Everyone always wants to go over the things that go in the […]