Category Archives: hidden vegetables

Macaroni Casserole, a Finnish Kid Classic!

In Finland, the winters are cold and long, and spring and fall only extend the chilly season, so my heritage includes lots and lots of cold weather casserole dishes.  This macaroni casserole was one of my favorites as a kid … Continue reading

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Chicken and Biscuits a la Jessica Seinfeld

So I have to admit I watch Martha Stewart.  I think she’s a freakin’ genius in the kitchen.  I don’t think though I’ve ever actually made any of her recipes because I just don’t have the time to make everything … Continue reading

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Spinach Pancakes… Veggies Hidden in Plain Sight!

One of the TV shows I watched as a kid was Popeye, so I needed no convincing to eat spinach. I actually believed the leafy vegetables had special powers.  I guess with all the recent talk about antioxidants, there was … Continue reading

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Mac-n-Cheese Cakes

My daughter doesn’t need any trickery to get her to eat macaroni and cheese, but that’s no reason to not make her food a little more interesting and what’s more, her love of the stuff makes it an ideal vehicle … Continue reading

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