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Homemade Airbrushed Sous Vide Easter Eggs and (High) Holiday Expectations

Photograph of an airbrush

Yesterday we had the best Homemade Airbrushed Sous Vide Easter Eggs. And now the bar has been raised. Three weeks ago I acquired fresh eggs at the Farmer’s market, to age them in the refrigerator for easy peeling. White eggs

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Posted in Food Articles, Holidays

Rock Candy Lollipops Recipe

Rock Candy Recipe It was a case of a rock star gone pop. Lollipop, that is. My girls were raving fans of a successful experiment we did out of a science kit, growing rock candy crystals in a jar. In

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Posted in Dessert, Kid Friendly, Science, Snacks, Techniques

Living Upside Down: Are We Celebrating Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Australia Day?

Cake Pop Birthday Photo: It doesn't feel like my daughter's birthday. It feels like the 8th anniversary of a completely. Different. Life. Happy Birthday my love.

Eight years ago my life turned upside down. And starting today the Spinning Meals app can turn upside down as well, which is really important for some people. Most of you know personally how different life becomes when a child

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Posted in Dessert, Food Articles, Kid Friendly, Parenting, Philosophies, Snacks, Spinning Meals, Thanks

Milkosaurs and Dairydactyls: Serious Cereal Eating Habits

Milkosaur photographed in its native environment

Our kids are so big into cereal, and dairy in general, that we debate what to call them. Is this the ravenous craving of a Milkosaur? A Tyrannosaurus Chex? A Dairydactyl? We haven’t settled but are accepting votes in the

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Posted in Breakfast, Family, Fast, Food Articles, Kid Friendly, Parenting

Happy Together: Apple Ginger Glazed Pork Chops

On Valentine’s Day, it’s time to celebrate a timeless couple who needs no introduction: Pork and Apple. I don’t know why they have such great chemistry but it can’t be denied. Orange Chicken is a favorite take-out dish for our

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Posted in Dinner, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Techniques

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