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What my grandfather taught me about food: Eating well Navy-style

My Grandfather on WWII Shore Leave

Here are a few treasured stories from one of my heroes, and what they can teach us about feeding our families. Trickery Is Fair Game As an electrician on a Navy destroyer, my grandfather had a way of getting access

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Eating Habits and Influences: We All Carry The Torch

Mom Carrying The Torch

One of my proudest moments was watching my mother carry the Olympic Torch for the Salt Lake games. OK, I wasn’t really watching, I was snapping photos, cheering, smiling, and running ahead to snap more photos. It was a great

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Dad Appreciation: Steak with Brown Butter Red Wine Sauce

Steak With Brown Butter Pan Sauce

Happy Father’s Day! I worked pretty hard on some fancy writing for my Mother’s Day post, but for the guys it’s going to be all meat and potatoes. Well, just meat, actually. After all, Father’s Day is a time to

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Mother’s Day: As The World Turns, So Do Mothers Everywhere

Mom and daughter sleeping

A Mother’s Day Thank You The forecast for the day is partly laundry, with showers of requests and a chance of thanks. Not all parental repetition is exactly predictable, there’s a little variety to mix things up, like: Is it

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Meatball Food Fight: When Family Traditions Don’t Align

Spaghetti And Meatballs

The Traditional Meatball Food Fight   Sometimes conflict forces great new ideas. Here’s one such story in which, while I’ve always known spaghetti and meatballs to be my dad’s signature dish, I only recently learned why. My mom grew up

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