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Dinner a Love Story

44 Things We've Said To Our Kids To Get Them To Eat

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
Jenny Rosenstrach

10. I went through full labor and then had a C-section in order to bring you into this world. I almost died for you. You owe me.

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.05.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Rebecca Woolf cops to birthday-planning paralysis, Kristen Howerton throws a thorny question out to her community and more. ...

Interview with Jenny Rosenstrach about Dinner: A Love Story

Nicki Richesin | Posted 10.08.2012 | Parents
Nicki Richesin

"This whole family dinner thing is just a way for me to wire my childrens' bodies in a way so that they automatically show up at the dinner table to talk to me when they are teenagers. They won't have a choice in the matter. They'll just start feeling this magnetic pull to the pork chops at 6:30."

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents
Jenny Rosenstrach

When I was growing up, family dinner was not called family dinner. It was called dinner.

Learning How to Cook? Here's The First Thing You Need to Know

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 03.26.2012 | Food
Jenny Rosenstrach

These are exactly the questions I asked when I was her age, when I wouldn't have been able to identify a Dutch oven; when I bypassed recipes because they called for an exotic ingredient called chicken stock; when I almost ordered sweetbreads thinking they were some form of pastries.

I Cook -- Really Well. So Why Was I Letting My Husband Do The Grilling?

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 09.02.2011 | Women
Jenny Rosenstrach

I'm going to start this story with a personal note to my Women's Studies professor from college: Please do not continue reading. OK are we good? A...

Menu Auditions for Our Fourth of July Feast

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 09.01.2011 | Women
Jenny Rosenstrach

The moment the "what-are-we-cooking-for-the-Fourth?" emails from my brother, sister, mom and dad start pinging like crazy in my inbox -- usually about a week before the holiday -- I know it's time to stake my claim.