Unless you are a vegetarian, the concept of a cafeteria with no meat, probably evokes images of broccoli (eww) and spinach (yuck). However, ask the kids at Active Learning Elementary School in Flushing, New York and they will tell you that it's much more than that. They would know because their school cafeteria offers only vegetarian food!
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While Turkey takes center stage at the Thanksgiving table, it is the sides that are the real stars. In our house we all contribute to the dinner by making a side each. This year, I am going to make this yummy corn casserole from a recipe passed on to me by my grandmother. I know it will be a success on my dinner table - Hope it is on yours too!
Common Core Resources
Stolen into Slavery is the powerful, true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped and sold into bondage where he worked for 12 years as a slave. Now an Oscar-winning film, Stolen into Slavery is an adaptation of Northup’s autobiography for younger readers. National Geographic has created a 12 page discussion guide for talking to young readers about this book.
For Grades 6-8
Chicago-based World's Finest Chocolate, is now also the proud creator of the World's largest chocolate bar! Measuring almost 3ft. high and 21ft. long, the cocoa concoction weighs a whopping 12,000 lbs. To put it in perspective, that's the same weight as 120,000 Hershey's chocolate bars or, 24,500 Big Macs!
If the recent heat wave has left you craving for something cool and refreshing, I have the perfect solution for you - A tangy, juicy and invigorating Orange Granita! And, like all my other recipes, it is nutritious, delicious and can be whipped up in no time at all!
Who would have thought that the humble potato would make the list of the world's most expensive foods right alongside exotic eats like caviar and truffle. But then, we are not talking about any old potato, but the King of spuds - La Bonnotte!
Looking for a fun recipe for Easter brunch? Look no further. This week I will teach you how to make some amazing scrambled egg nests that not only look spectacular, but also, taste yummy! And, while they may sound complicated, like all my other recipes, they are really easy to make.
In this month's episode, I salute two big events - National Pi day (the ratio of a circle’s circumference to it’s diameter), which happens to be today and, St. Patrick's Day, which falls on Thursday, March 17th. No matter what excuse you use to make the Kiwi Lime Pie, one thing is guaranteed - It is delicious!