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Recipe: No Chipmunk Cheeks Here

My sons are not picky eaters. While they are 14 and 17, they really weren’t very picky as youngsters.

When my eldest was very young, like most small children, he would often not want to eat his dinner. As my early parenting skills were still developing, I hadn’t found a good solution to the problem. Cajoling and encouraging rarely worked. Telling him to open up for the train or airplane to come in failed miserably. Being stern and telling him he had to, only led him to put a bite in his mouth and move it to the side like a chipmunk. He proved that while I might be able to get it into his mouth, it was his decision from there on what to do with it. Read More

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Leftovers: Tater Tots Recipe

We recently made an easy, delicious Monte Cristo sandwich with just a few ingredients in your fridge left over from the holidays! Today, my friend Stuart O’Keefe and I are back with another simple way to use left over turkey, ham, and mashed potatoes (click here to check out Stuart’s  Smooth Colcannon Mashed Potatoes recipe). Your family will go crazy over these Tater Tots. Not only are they super easy and quick to make, but they are a fun recipe to do with your kids. Enjoy! Read More

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Lil' Picky Eaters

Smooth Colcannon Mashed Potatoes

I know everyone does cooking videos (I know this because I watch them incessantly!) but when I met Stuart O’Keefe about 3 or 4 years ago, I was totally charmed (as you will be too) and have been wanting to cook with him ever since. He kindly offered to come over to my kitchen and whip up a few easy, delicious, three-ingredient dishes and I jumped at the chance. Since we shot these videos I have been using his recipes and my family loves his dishes.

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