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Family Meal

The Decline Of The Family Dinner (NEW BOOK)

Abigail Carroll | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Abigail Carroll

Over the past 150 years or so, dinner has accumulated many meanings beyond food: it has become about how we relate to our families, our society, and our nation. Perhaps it's time to revisit the script we've inherited and its weighted norms.

10 Meal Etiquette Rules Every Kid Should Know

GalTime | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
GalTime

This year, instead of the usual resolutions, why not make gathering the family around the dining table -- working on manners and proper eating etiquette -- top of the list?

A Surprising Way to Cut Dinnertime Stress

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

There's a hilarious cartoon circulating on Pinterest with a woman hunched over in despair. The caption reads "Why do they want dinner every single night?" It's funny... because it's true.

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Of The Staff Meal At Uchi Restaurant

Christian Remde | Posted 09.29.2012 | Food
Christian Remde

Whenever I brought up the staff meal, I found that chefs were very eager to talk about it, so I decided to make a short film series that explores the staff meals (often called Family Meal) at different restaurants around the country.

WATCH: The Staff Meal At One Of The World's Best Restaurants

Posted 06.12.2012 | Food

There has been a lot of discussion about family meals recently -- the meal that a kitchen team eats together prior to service. There are books devoted...

Make May Your Official Family Mealtime Month: A How-To Guide

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Your kids will not only benefit from family mealtime -- they'll remember their experiences fondly into adulthood and will pass the tradition on to their children. Here is a four-step guide for parents to bring mealtime back and include their children in the process.

Living Up to the Holiday Lights

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

I love these December dawns, even if it's hard to drag myself out into the cold. They put me in touch with the year-end cycle in a way I'd miss if I didn't see the sun come up and go down.

Unplug With One Meal a Day

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Though it might not be possible to slow down and unplug every time you eat, striving to do so at least one meal a day can help you work more efficiently the rest of the time.