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Cajun Fish Sandwiches with Crunchy Slaw
If you regularly prepare food for others, chances are you’ve had to cope with a picky eater at some point. It’s even possible that you yourself are a picky eater. And while life would be much easier if all picky eaters liked or disliked the same foods, the reality is that just as every individual has different taste and texture preferences, the same is true for picky eaters. While we tend to think of a
lots of to dos
While many of us would love to be enjoying calm and idyllic family dinners each night, the reality is often far from that ideal. Busy schedules and tired and cranky kids (not to mention tired and cranky adults), can all lead to stressful evenings that leave us feeling drained and defeated. But, while I can’t promise perfection, I do have some potential solutions to 5 of the biggest family dinner obstacles. Different Ages, Different Stages
ice cream roll cake
This is a recipe that is near and dear to my heart. My mom gets all of the credit for this ice cream roll cake. It’s the recipe that she came up with to make our birthday cakes when I was a kid. And it’s the recipe I have been using for 14 years to make birthday cakes for my own kids. It’s also the recipe that taught me a number of different cooking skills
Strawberries
Parents, I know there are few things more frustrating than putting all that work into shopping for and preparing a lovely meal, setting it on the table, and then having your child or children (let alone your partner!) refuse to even taste it. As the parent of a formerly picky eater, I also know that there is hope, although it requires lots of time and patience (and probably a few screams or tears).  This aforementioned
chopping-onion
This is how I used to chop an onion. With regular cooking, I learned a more efficient way (see next photo)! Cooking classes, online tutorials, and cookbooks filled with diagrams and step-by-step instructions are all wonderful ways to learn new cooking skills. But the truth is, if you want to become a natural and efficient home cook, there is only one path: cooking more. That’s right, regular, daily cooking is what truly makes you a

Katy

Wednesday 17th of June 2015

The Spaghetti Carbonara recipe from your cookbook is one my picky eater will often eat!

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Tuesday 6th of January 2015

[…] If you’d like a simple and delicious recipe that your kids are likely to ask for again, try this Spiced Chicken with Maple Butter Glaze.  For more inspiration, take a peek at this list of Scramble recipes likely to please the pickiest of eaters. […]

Aviva

Thursday 9th of January 2014

From Scramble member Donna: My picky, vegetarian daughter loves cheese tortilla pizzas, Got this recipe a long time ago from the scramble for pepperoni tortilla pizzas. We use bottled pizza sauce and just don’t add meat to hers. She makes it herself and when she has friends over, they all make their own. Thanks!

Karen

Wednesday 8th of January 2014

I make a double batch of vegan (use soy crumbles and a vegan Worchestershire sauce that does not contain anchovies) Not My Mom's Sloppy Joes for all of our school potlucks and I never have leftovers. The picky kids AND parents all love it and request it every time. Thank you so much for sharing more recipes to try.

Angela

Wednesday 8th of January 2014

My kids love the Crunchy Chicken Sticks. I let them eat off the skewers (they are pretty careful), and I think that adds to their love of this dish. Even had a friend over with their kid who loved it and they asked for the recipe!

lavetra

Wednesday 10th of August 2016

That's a creative answer to a difficult question