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Cooking with Kids Demo at the Noriega Street Hea...

My kids joined me today as I did a cooking demonstration at a health fair in San Francisco, sponsored by Senator Leland Yee. While my daughter helped me prep some of the vegetables, my son ran around with the Flip video camera, catching some of the action.  I did my best to edit the video he shot to spare you the need for Dramamine!  He's only 8, and I didn't offer him any suggestions on what to film - so under the circumstances, I think he did a great job. Here is the official version of...

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Tips for Teaching Knife Skills to Kids & 5 Sugge...

Tips for Teaching Knife Skills to Kids & 5 Suggestions for Kid-Safe Cutting Tools
In my 8 years of teaching children to cook, I have encountered countless parents who wistfully express their desire that their children would eat more vegetables.  After a few classes, those same parents enthusiastically report that their kids are eating better and are more open to tasting new foods.  What’s the secret?  Nothing surprising – just the simple fact that kids who cook and learn some basic knife skills become better eaters. You may be thinking, “Wait a second. Not all kids...

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