Behind the Scenes

Too Many Babies: No Such Thing

By • June 15, 2012 • 10 Comments

Too Many Babies: No Such Thing

You'll be hearing from the staff babies at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks Babies, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more children are adorable all the time.

We really wanted to share our photos with you this week, but Charlie (Peter Steinberg's son) and Clara (Merrill's daughter) unequivocally stole the show. Peter, who is something of a baby whisperer, was able to divine the secret drama unfolding between the babies as they played together.

Secret drama, you ask? Well, read on... 

 

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch Gets Freekeh

By • June 14, 2012 • 3 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch Gets Freekeh

Today's lunch is straight from the FOOD52 Shop: a freekeh salad with celery, lemon zest, parsley, and young garlic. It's topped with German ham, with Vermont Butter and Cheese Company Camembert and Greek yogurt on the side. A smorgasboard of cultures all in two lunchboxes!

Freekeh is great for kids because it's a starch that not only keeps you fuller, longer, it has nutritional benefits that get lost in other forms of wheat. Let’s put it this way: if Oliver Twist’s porridge had been made of freekeh, he wouldn’t have needed to ask for more. (Walker and Addie like it, too.)

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The New Veganism

A Vegan Primer (and Yes, a Kale Salad)

By • June 14, 2012 • 11 Comments

A Vegan Primer (and Yes, a Kale Salad)

We're pleased to announce a new biweekly column from the author of the blog Choosing Raw: Gena Hamshaw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on Food52.

Today: It's easy being green -- especially with Gena's raw kale and lentil salad.

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