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About emellt

I love all things food and my plan is to my children feel the same way, one meal at a time. By sharing my recipes, activities and adaptations of others, I hope to get my, and your kids in the kitchen!

Sneak Peek Adult Christmas Gifts…

Remember college? Or the ’80’s? Or both? A couple of our lucky friends are going to get a time warp! (provided they turn out…) Check back for details and the recipe!

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Happy Holidays (Take 1)

We’ve had a big year this 2016. New house to settle into (and a new kitchen to get used to)! We’re big on thanking those around us this time of year who have helped keep our sanity high and our … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Biscuits 

In a rare moment of silence (my son is actually taking a nap) I’m enjoying some biscuits the two of us whipped up earlier today.  I had roasted a pumpkin and stuck it in the fridge with high hopes for … Continue reading

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Seafood Pasta (or the day my son ate mussels)

Not to rub in how awesome my kids are (rub rub rub) but despite some tantrums, lack of sleep and general food dislikes, we have somehow created children that will at least try what you put in front of them. … Continue reading

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Thai Basil Pesto (the second time around)

Please don’t clean up pesto with your socks! As my toddler looks at me guiltily with green smeared sock in hand, looks back at the floor then happily starts licking the floor. Definitely not how I imagined cooking with my … Continue reading

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To Say It’s Been Awhile…

To say it’s been awhile is a serious understatement. It’s been a year. And that’s okay. I’ve been beating myself up about not posting, not updating the site, not, not, not. The truth is, I haven’t been cooking the same … Continue reading

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Belated…Happy Everything

To say it’s been awhile would be such a massive understatement. In fact, it’s been a long while since I’ve blogged here. Excuses beget more excuses and then here I am, basically the middle of January. 

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Apple Crumble Bites

We are knee deep in Apple (and hurricane) season here in the northeast and last weekend we took a family fun trek to CN Smith farm. Normally this farm is a fabulous idea with small kids. Easy parking, some animals, … Continue reading

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Eggplant Bites

We are finally getting used to our back to school schedules, which means cooking dinner again instead of ordering pizza! (Am I the only one that shouts yay at this?) I took quite a bit of the summer off from … Continue reading

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Buffalo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I know what you’re thinking…what????? … I know, it’s a little crazy but bear with me. I love spaghetti squash. I could eat it once a week. To get my family on board with that idea I’ve been trying variations … Continue reading

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