Tag Archives: Matthew Carden

My Cookbook Got A Name!

Much like most of you, I have more balls in the air during the summer than I do the rest of the year.  Along with curriculum development for my cooking camps this summer, I have been working on my book and juggling my children and their play date schedules. Things have been so busy, in fact, that I don’t even think I have officially announced the name of my new book!  I have to admit, it was getting tiresome calling the book “It” all the time.  That’s not the kind of name that most...

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I haven't forgotten you, dear readers

Hi, Just a quick note to let you know that I haven't fallen off the face of the earth.  I have been really busy working on my book, which is due on September 1st.  Things are heating up, so to speak.  The publisher just informed me that they have named the book, formerly called, "It."  I was starting to feel like a bad mother, calling my third child "It" all the time.  I am waiting to get the clearance from the editorial team to tell you the new name...I think I like it.  It's a little strange...

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Getting Creative with School Lunches - Gotta Sta...

I am the first person to admit that I suck when it comes to making food pretty.  It's sort of ironic, given that I teach kids how to play with their food (ie. cook).  It probably stems from the fact that I jump from one activity to the next, and can't sit still long enough.  Plus, I do everything crooked, and would be hard pressed to decorate foods in any recognizable fashion. Even though I haven't been blessed with any artistic genes, I am blown away by the talent of others.  Yesterday, someone...

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Win a copy of The Toddler Cafe!

    How many times have parents worked hard to make a new dish for their toddler only to have them throw it on the ground or refuse to eat it? Every mom has been there, and they all want to know how to get their kids to develop into healthy eaters that actually enjoy their time at the table. While there is no easy answer to this question, author Jennifer Carden and her photographer husband Matthew have created a cookbook to get parents started in the right direction. They learned with...

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