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PUFFY APPLE CINNAMON PANCAKES (DUTCH BABIES)

This recipe is a treasure. Not just because it hits all the hot buttons of great home cooking: delicious, easy, and nourishing, but largely because of its source. It’s from Cecil, a family friend of Mr. Mom’s Kitchen who was his father’s longtime BFF (can you refer to a man north of 70 as a […]

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RAISING KIDS TO LOVE THEIR BODIES
(AND NOT DIET)

Raising three girls in a culture that at once idealizes a size two frame while overfeeding us a steady diet of 32-ounce colas and supersized French fries feels a little overwhelming at times. Practically every woman I know has struggled with weight, body image, and dieting at some point in their lives, so I wonder, […]

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BERRIES THAT ARE CUTE AS A CUPCAKE

With food manufacturers pouring billions each year into convincing our kids to eat junk, how’s a health-minded mom to compete? Presentation is a big part of it, something Madison Avenue marketers figured out long ago when they started decorating food packages with cartoons and inserting toys into cereal boxes. One study found 50 percent of […]

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HEALTHIER HOMEMADE RANCH DRESSING

When I was in highschool, my dad worked for a consumer products company that owned a handful of manufactured food brands. Included was a restaurant supplier that made Mozzarella cheese sticks….quite the novelty back then. Whenever my parents went out of town, my brother and I would throw unsanctioned ragers, which inevitably ended with us […]

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