Features on StarChefs
Kids' Meals

In this section, different Star Chefs will express some of their thoughts about feeding their own children and share some of the recipes for the foods that their kids like to eat. We will continue to add to this section on an ongoing basis so check here often to find out about the foods that chefs prepare for their families. As you will notice, some are rather basic, some are rather sophisticated and some may really surprise you.

Lynn Fredericks: author, Cooking Time is Family Time   Mario Batali : Po, Babbo

• Mediterranean Salad
• Tuscan Bean Soup/Ribollita
• Seafood Risotto
• Mexican Tortillas with Black Beans and Salsa Fresca


• White Bean Bruschetta
• Basic Gnocchi
• Gnocchi With Oxtails

Nora Pouillon : Nora, Asia Nora   Michel Nischan : Heartbeat at W New York

• French Toast
• Accordion Tomatos


• Ketchup, Asian Style
• Chicken Quesadillas

Joan Nathan : author, Jewish Cooking in America   Andrew Wilkinson : Skipjack's

• Pasta with Vegetables & Pine Nuts
• Chicken Fingers


• Hattie's Bass and Chive Beurre Blanc

Bill Bradley : Restaurant Bricco   Dante Boccuzzi : Aureole – New York, NY

• Macaroni and Cheese for Kids/Adults


• Chocolate Chip Pancakes
• Creamy Philly Risotto
Zucchini and Parmesan Frittata
• Panzarotti (Fried Cheese Dumplings)

Chris Bodington : Not Your Average Joe's  

• Bianca Pizza




What better way to launch this section than to highlight the new book:

Cooking Time is Family Time: Cooking Together,
Eating Together, and Spending Time Together

by Lynn Fredericks, William Morrow & Co., August, 1999

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In COOKING TIME IS FAMILY TIME, Lynn Fredericks shows people how they can improve the time they spend with kids by inviting them into the kitchen to help prepare meals.

Included are 125 recipes emphasizing a variety of fresh, healthful ingredients and strategies to get kids to gobble them down. Each recipe offers directions that specify which steps are right for younger kids and which are more challenging for their older siblings.