The whole “Making Dinner Every Single Night” grind has got us talking. Whitney and I plan, complain, shop, cook, and cajole, but the whole family just needs to do it again the next day. I’m so happy to share that our friends behind Cool Mom Picks have gone after this challenge with some inspiring results on their new site, Cool Mom Eats.
Cool Mom Eats helps parents get real food on the table with tricks, recipes, tips, and useful round-ups like what to do with 2 pounds of frozen shrimp. Kristen and Liz assembled a team of fantastic food writers who also have the common sense of parenthood under their belts. They scour the internets, test recipes on their families, and provide real world advice like Six delicious 30 minute dinner recipes that truly take 30 minutes (or less) (by Nicole).
I have very strong opinions about the 30-minute genre of cooking that assumes a certain level of professional kitchen organization with zero interruptions. F that. I have no prep team; I have children. I’m lucky if they can fetch their own water cups most nights (and that’s after years of training!). (more…)