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How to Make Your Kid Food Friendly

Isn’t getting young children to eat new foods the most fun experience? They are always so pleasantly eager as they reach for those new, healthy flavors you want them to try. Oh, not in your family? Your kids or grandkids gave you a bad time, or still are? For some of us it may be…

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9/11: Then and Since

Cooking by the Book is located at 13 Worth Street in Lower Manhattan, between West Broadway and Hudson. We are eight blocks north of the World Trade Center. Ten years ago we were there on that remorseful Tuesday morning. Suzen was actually standing on West Broadway when the second plane hit the South Tower. Our…

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About Yesterday’s Post …

As you know, I do take some literary license with the posts I write. Suzen is very straightforward, but I let my storytelling genes take hold some times. Suzen’s reaction to yesterday’s post was, “I am some b****.” Well, of course, she is not a b****. Not even close, not on her worst day. Actually,…

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The Food Chain

This blog is all about food, but sometimes we need to take a step back. Every animal eats something, often other animals, and that has forged a series of food chains from the bottom to the top. There are, on occasion, discussions about who’s on top of a chain. Living in the Catskills half the…

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