A food critic and writer shares his experiences as a stay-at-home parent to his young daughter, Iris, who he endeavored to expose to the richness of his culinary world, in an account that describes how he came to understand the wonder of tasting foods from a child's first-time perspective
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254)
Introduction: where do monkey's come from? -- 1. Adventures in Breastfeeding -- 2. Discovering the first rule of baby food -- 3. You fed your baby what? -- 4. Stew you can chew -- 5. Spice girl -- 6. Part of this complete breakfast -- 7. Snacktime: two of the five most important meals of the day -- 8. Vegging out -- 9. Sugar makes parents hyper -- 10. Picky picky -- 11. Feeding the carburetor: potatoes, grains and pizza -- 12. Welcome to the jungle: the monkey and the meat grinder -- 13. Monkey goes to market: shopping our way through seattle -- 14. Can a monkey make dinner? -- Magic cooking robots: fun with the slow cooker and pressure cooker -- 16. Fast but not furious: quick and easy meals -- 17. Tradition without turkey: Thanksgiving in the monkey house -- 18. Life in the sushi belt -- 19. The lobster chronicles -- 20. Monkey on vacation: keeping food real on the road -- 21. The only snack dad in preschool
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