I always tell the truth – especially if you ask me a question point-blank – so I’ll be upfront and tell you that there are some things I cook that my children refuse to eat. There doesn’t seem to be a huge amount of logic behind what they like, it just seems that they have all decided to have a position and for the time being they are sticking with it. It also seems to depend on their whims.
The Son has decided that cookies with fruit are disgusting (I think he thinks we’re trying to trick him into eating more fruit; he would be right.). The Oldest, who has always had the broadest of tastes, has suddenly decided that all vegetables are suspect, but in a surprise move, Continue reading →
My kids, to their great credit, eat a wide variety of food, but even they balk at the preponderance of brassicas and roots I have thrust at them over the winter. Sometimes it’s hard to summon up excitement over the same old vegetables. Eating locally and seasonally means that we are going through our fair share of the same old same old, especially roots, and to be honest, I’m not all that thrilled with them anymore either. Continue reading →