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Can Cooking With Kids Develop Their Emotional Intelligence? The Science Says Yes.

There is no shortage of research today documenting the health benefits of teaching kids about cooking—from understanding the origins of ingredients to learning S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics). These things combined give our kids a leg up in making better food choices throughout life, but what often goes unrecognized is the role …

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day At Home

We’re staying in this year, and creating our own festive approach to a love-laden holiday that originally began with sacrificing a goat to the fertility gods. But we acknowledge that this strategy comes with challenges, too. Perhaps you want to involve your kids in a special night—but how to reconcile that with an at-least-a-little-special night …

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In Defense of Recipes

Ask yourself this question: Do you think good cooks don’t use recipes? I’ve noticed that a lot of people make this assumption, but the idea has always rubbed me the wrong way. And I know it’s a weird topic for a website where we try to emphasize moving away from recipes and toward trusting yourself, …

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