new for us foods

recipe reading (and cookie-eating)
October 8, 2013 2 comments

recipe reading (and cookie-eating)

    This post was originally published on December 12, 2009, but as I searched for our Iced Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe, I found this oldie but goodie and realized ...

try something new with kids: coconut
July 17, 2013 2 comments

try something new with kids: coconut

We’re big fans of mixing up the fun and learning over here, always trying a little something new each week. We’ve done restaurants, foods, crafts, games, vacations, and more. It’s ...

the papaya: totally new for our family fruit
January 12, 2013 20 comments

the papaya: totally new for our family fruit

We are always looking for new and exciting things to try over here, and this week, though it may seem boring, normal, average and everyday to your family, we tried ...

how to get your kids to try new foods (and like it!)
September 29, 2012 9 comments

how to get your kids to try new foods (and like it!)

It’s hard to get kids to try anything new, especially when it comes to food. A lot of parents, myself included, aren’t always sure how to get their kids to ...

kohl what? kohlrabi. seriously.
August 27, 2010 5 comments

kohl what? kohlrabi. seriously.

Our first-ever experience with our local CSA has been so exciting for us this summer. It’s really provided our family with a ton of new-for-us foods and fun experiences. This ...

new for us friday: rhubarb pie
May 14, 2010 No Comment

new for us friday: rhubarb pie

In my opinion, it’s an old-lady veggie anymore. It’s time rhubarb gets a little more time in the spotlight and a little more love from everyone. Bring on the rhubarb! ...

easy, homemade plastic bag ice-cream
February 27, 2010 3 comments

easy, homemade plastic bag ice-cream

  I’ve wanted to try this little mix of cooking and science for awhile now, so with Friday being a half day for Maddy, I thought it was the perfect ...

new for us friday--going coconutty!
July 17, 2009 6 comments

new for us friday–going coconutty!

Wondering what new something we could try for our next New for Us Friday, I grabbed a coconut while I was at the grocery store this week. I remembered my ...