Kitchen Manifesto: How to Feed Your Family Well in a Junk Food World
How Do You Define Healthy Eating?
Is Your Cooking a Gift to Your Family?
- Cooking is a satisfying and useful act of creativity.
- It makes a difference to the people I love; it is a vital work, worthy of my time and effort.
- It is an art; healthy cooking must taste good.
- It is a homespun, thoughtful nourishing of my family that creates a thousand memories.
- My kitchen is a test kitchen and my home a laboratory of living ideas.
- There is satisfaction in helping people to better health; healthy cooking should feed the body well.
- It is a celebration of the seasonal nature of food.
- Healthy eating is organic and as sustainable as possible.
- Cooking and eating are a fun adventure of discovery and learning.
No Picky Eaters: Ethnic Night
- It is a stewardship; it is a serious effort of the homemaker to manage her resources well.
For 25 years I’ve been cooking three meals a day for my family. The majority of those meals have been “scratch cooking”, as my kids call it.
Both of these amazing ladies approach cooking with common sense and the practicality we need at home. At the same time they communicate the importance of artistry and excellence in handling food as a gift.
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What’s on your kitchen manifesto?