24 May 2011

Want to know a secret?

Your child will eat what you offer them. 


If you saddle every shared meal with the concession of boxed macaroni and cheese, you're prophesying your own demise.  You don't need a safety net; it's supper, not skydiving!

You don't have to apologize for your good taste or dumb it down; share it!

The habits he's learning now are the ones he'll carry throughout his life. For his sake, choose good ones.
rosemary lamb with yogurt sauce
roasted herbed potatoes
Mixed greens with homemade ricotta and pear 
Sliced fruit
Maybe a simple...

Rhubarb Crisp

(Do you have neighbors as sweet as mine? The kind who drop off BAGS of rhubarb for your enjoyment?  Bless their little hearts.)

1 c unbleached flour
1 c rolled oats
3/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c melted butter

Blend well, and press 1/3 into the bottom of a buttered 8x8 in pan (or individual dishes.) Top with:

3-4 cups sliced rhubarb

In a saucepan, bring to a simmer:
1 c cane sugar
1 c water
1 t vanilla extract
2 T corn starch

Pour over prepared rhubarb.  Top with remaining sugar/butter/oat mixture. Bake for 45 minutes at 350.°  Enjoy!

Mary Catherine

1 comment:

  1. I couldn't agree more. Both of my children ate what I ate, NO exceptions. I do not believe is making two separate dinners, nor do I believe that boxed Mac & Cheese or canned ravioli's are food (suitable for dinner). My worst pet peeve are meals that constantly feature ketchup/ranch dressing as a side dish.