"One boy, whom the teacher had warned me was shy and nervous, was Mr. Confidence with a knife in one hand and a pile of veggies in front of him. Another boy talked about opening his own high-end vegetarian restaurant. The only injury was my husband cutting himself with his own knife and I was the only person who dumped food on the floor." - rockycat on cooking with a group of first-, second-, and third-grade children
"I buy and use 'fresh' starter every fourth batch. Each successive culturing gives me a slightly more tangy flavor; and the third batch is not quite as vigorous in that the yogurt thickens just a bit less." - Sam Fujisaka on whether a yogurt culture can "wear out"
"Stick a small bowl of vanilla in the kitchen area/microwave. It helps eliminate any strong smells...as I am certain you are not the only person who makes strong smelling food for work." - milkyway4679 on reducing odors in the microwave