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Picky Eaters

Trying to feed a picky eater? Ask fellow Chowhounds for solutions and recipes that will please even the most persnickety palate.

Feeding Finicky Kids: Tips & Tricks From a Mom Who Feels Your Pain

What do you feed your kids when they reject most meals you put in front of them? Here are some ideas, tips & tricks from Jessie Sheehan, cookbook author and mom of two picky kids. I am a cookbook...
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Mussels & Salmon for Friday Night

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by Dezygnher35 3 months ago

Which pasta? Including Mushrooms and or Green Beans, want a relevant recipe idea(s) also need a healthy dessert option beside various ice creams we have? We like garlic, I have pasta & potato...

Menu Suggestions for 3 Year Old Party

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by ad7yn 5 months ago

Hi guys, what menu worked for your child’s birthday party? It will be for a group of 3 year olds and their parents. Most of the kids are picky eaters.

Sauerkraut for skeptic

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by kittyfood 7 months ago

Our neighbor gave us a container of homemade sauerkraut. My husband is not a fan of sour foods and recalls that he doesn't like sauerkraut, but hasn't tried it for decades. My mother used to cook s...

Pre-Opera Dinner for Elderly Picky Eaters

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by sasicka 1 year ago

I'm looking for dinner options for 3 people in their 70's who cannot walk far or fast. Moreover, one of them doesn't eat anything else than chicken or red meat and that only in the standard Euro-At...

New foods for a very picky adult

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by honeyybun 1 year ago

Basically, I love food and I love cooking it, I will try anything once. However, my partner isn't the same. His diet consits of cheese pizzas, the odd sandwhich and pasta dish, bonless/skinless chi...

Family trip to Barcelona with allergies

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by selena03 1 year ago

We will be travelling to Barcelona (from Vancouver) this March with 2 children (6,11) who have food allergies to peanuts, pistachios, cashews, chickpeas, lentils, sesame, and buckwheat. We were ...

Family trip to Paris with allergies

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by selena03 1 year ago

We will be travelling to Paris (from Vancouver) this March with 2 children (6, 11) who have food allergies to peanuts, pistachios, cashews, chickpeas, lentils, sesame, and buckwheat. We were in ...

Beef stew for a picky boyfriend?

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by carophil11 2 years ago

Hey all! I have a top round roast that got a bit freezer burned, and with the chilly weather lately, I want to make a big batch of beef stew. I grew up with beef stew having potatoes, onions...

Picky (adult) eater

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by archerbarbie 2 years ago

So my boyfriend is a very picky eater, (i know some things i am picky on as well, but hes just bad!) He will not eat anything with noodles, has been that way since he was a kid, and i just found...

Picky, Unadventurous Eater in San Sebastian

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by glsebs 8 years ago

We will be in San Sebastian three nights in June. My husband will eat anything, but I am very unadventurous. I looked at the menus of the restaurants we were recommended such as Bodegon Alejandro...

How to make my own brunch for my picky eater BF

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by The_Libster 2 years ago

I know mimosas are in order. You can suggest another beverage. we don't plan on going anywhere So I'm looking for ideas or recipes, He's picker than me, we plan on staying in and playing ga...

Married a Meat and Potatoes Man....Help!

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by Mermazon 13 years ago

First off, I must comment how happy I am to find people who love food and cooking as much as I do! There are some great threads/topics here! With that said, HELP! Hopefully both male and females ...

Boston with my Son

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by jvan 2 years ago

My 14 year old son (not a fussy eater) and I are heading to Boston, staying in Mission Hill, close to the Back of the Hill transit stop. Looking for fun, reasonably casual places within walking dis...

Cooking for a family of "I hate that!" List of dislikes to follow

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by catseefood 2 years ago

So I cook for an house hold of myself, 13 y/o child in my custody, and over 55 y/o parents. 13 y/o hates pasta, weird foods (like seafood, fancy preps, raw, unique, cultural) but willing to try e...

Multi generational family dinner

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by ellkayem 2 years ago

Looking for a restaurant in West village area on a Saturday night to please a group that will include an 80 something year old who would be happy with well done chicken or broiled salmon and a 12 y...

Basic eaters: need an SF dinner joint w/ decent bar

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by zunzie 2 years ago

Meeting out of town family friends for dinner in SF tonight. They're afraid of anything 'too fancy' and 'too spicy'. Last time they were here (like 10 yrs ago) I took them to the Grand Cafe. Any id...

Family Gathering

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by stephanieupnorth 3 years ago

Hi there, long time reader, first time posting! I'm hosting a gathering for 10 family members including my young children, an adult vegetarian, and a picky father-in-law. The in-laws are bringin...

Oahu - Kualoa Ranch Lunch Spot

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by princess00 3 years ago

We will be visiting Kualoa Ranch for their Movie Tour one morning of our trip. I am thinking we will need to grab lunch after the tour somewhere nearby. Can anyone recommend something? We are no...

San Francisco Trip Meal Recommendations

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by stepha12 3 years ago

I will be traveling to San Francisco at the end of June. There are six of us (2 adults and 4 children). I am looking for recommendations for places to eat. We enjoy eating well but don't want to...

Dinner party gone awkward

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by matchapopcorn 3 years ago

I decided to edit out specific details from this post to avoid possible social faux pas in the future. So this weekend I invited some of my friends over for dinner at my place. I sent a group m...