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Capital City Parent
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:00 am

Helping kids feed themselves

 It had been a while since I’d drunk a hot cup of coffee. Every morning I’d brew a cup, and there it would sit, usually forgotten under the coffeemaker while I bustled around making my five-a
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 am
 If you forgot to make a reservation or simply don’t want to face the Mother’s Day brunch crowds, here’s an elegant, make-ahead menu that is fully customizable and easy enough to make with
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:00 am

A passion for mayonnaise

 Increasingly, we seem to live in a world divided. Folks seem to fall firmly on one side of the proverbial fence or the other: conservatives versus liberals, paleo diet versus plant-based diet, C
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:00 am
 Around mid-April, after the roaring March winds have yielded to the mild rains of spring, seemingly normal people begin to disappear into the woods. Young and old, they steal away to secret patc
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 am
 Research shows that cooking from scratch and regularly sharing family dinner improves both physical and mental health in many ways. But there is one benefit of cooking at home that doesn’t get
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:00 am

Mr. Rogers and cooking for helpers

 Old episodes of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” have been my daughter’s show of choice lately. And truthfully, I’ve enjoyed having this soft-spoken gentleman and his kind earnest words back
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 12:00 am
 Casseroles mean comfort. Referring to both the type of recipe and the vessel it is cooked in, casseroles can do double duty as a side dish or main course when paired with a simple green salad. M
Capital City Parent
Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 12:00 am

Dispelling myths around baby’s first foods

 Introducing solid foods to your baby is a delightful milestone, but it can also be one of the most stressful. In addition to messy highchairs and little faces covered in spaghetti, new parents a
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:00 am
 I’m not one for single-use kitchen appliances or gadgets. Bread makers take up too much space, and generally I’m not a fan of slow cookers. They’re fine for making broth or reheating soup,


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