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Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

No need to get in an airplane to give your kids a taste of cuisines from a wide array of cultures. Just hop on the subway to Queens to dip your spoon in the melting pot!

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

Whether you're cooking outside on the grill this summer or grabbing a bite at a street fair or ball game, follow these tips from the USDA to help keep your family safe from foodborne illness, which is much more common in the warmer months.

Top 10 Tips for Cooking on the Grill

Top 10 Tips for Cooking on the Grill

Before you fire up the grill for your next backyard barbecue, check out the top 10 grilling tips from the experts at Omaha Steaks. Follow these best practices to avoid common grilling mistakes and make sure your food tastes delicious every time.

Graze on This

Graze on This

Founded by a Connecticut mom, Graze Delivered brings Vermont-fresh organic and sustainable foods to homes and offices across the tri-state area, helping families be more conscious of what they're eating and where it comes from.

Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter

Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter

What's for dinner? Well, come winter, when hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top your list of meals, the answer is easy: A warming, one-pot wonder.

Custom Cake Shop Opens in Mamaroneck

Custom Cake Shop Opens in Mamaroneck

ABC Cakes opened March 20 in Mamaroneck, NY, offering customized cakes, cupcakes, baking classes, and in-store birthday parties.

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Addicted to "Top Chef" but still unsure about your own culinary abilities? These four easy cooking tips and shortcuts from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook will give you the confidence you need in the kitchen.

New Website Eases Dining-Out Worries for Food Allergy Sufferers

New Website Eases Dining-Out Worries for Food Allergy Sufferers

AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising your children as vegetarians is a personal choice more and more parents are making due to health and environmental benefits. If you're among them, read on for tips and advice on how to help your family stick to a vegetarian diet without sacrificing nutrition.

How to Throw a Great BBQ

How to Throw a Great BBQ

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun party themes, you and your family just might be grilling all summer long.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for shrimp watermelon sate. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will think they're getting away with something when they devour their favorite summer treat at dinnertime.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for watermelon donuts. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will devour their favorite summer treat as a dessert.

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes.

Rockland Mom Opens Cookie Girl Bake Shop in New City

Rockland Mom Opens Cookie Girl Bake Shop in New City

When Stacey Damesek became a stay-at-home mom a few years ago, the former art teacher quickly realized she needed a creative outlet to avoid going stir crazy. Damesek opened Cookie Girl Bake Shop in November, offering custom cake and cookie creations for birthdays, baby showers, and other special occasions.

CB Kitchen and Bar in New City, NY Offers Family Dining Program

CB Kitchen and Bar in New City, NY Offers Family Dining Program

CB Kitchen and Bar opened in September to rave reviews for its traditional American grub and was soon named one of the top new restaurants in Rockland County by CBS News. Owner Dan Alexander, who also owns Café Barcel in Nyack, says he was inspired to open this new, family-friendly restaurant by his own young son.

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too.

The Cupcake Corner Too Opens in Garden City, NY

The Cupcake Corner Too Opens in Garden City, NY

The Cupcake Corner has opened a second location, The Cupcake Corner Too, in Garden City, NY, offering party planning for all types of special events.

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

Check out these cool products for children that are all about making food fun, including veggie-filled cookies and a sippy cup you and your little one will both love.

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom."

Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

This fun recipe from Weight Watchers is easy to make, low in calories and fat, and a hit with the kids!

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams

This traditional holiday recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, makes a sweet and festive treat. Plus, it's easy for kids and perfect for families to make together.

Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen

Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen

This recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, is definitely for little hands! These cute chaps are such fun to make and look gorgeous on the Christmas table. Why not make one snowman for each person as a place setting?

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities.

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council.

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products.




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