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...

Picky Kids

by bblonde 7 months ago

How do you manage toddler eating? I am, or at least was, a foodie. And kids have killed that for me. In my childfree life I would make definitive statements about how my kids would NOT be picky,...

Cooking for spice-sensitive eater

by shantipur 2 years ago

I Iove the taste food made with chili garlic sauce but my wife can't tolerate the spiciness. Any suggestions how I can purchase low/mild paste or make my own? How do I keep the taste without scaldi...

Mussels & Salmon for Friday Night

by Dezygnher35 2 years 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

by ad7yn 2 years 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

by kittyfood 2 years 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

by sasicka 3 years 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

by honeyybun 3 years 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

by selena03 4 years 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

by selena03 4 years 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?

by carophil11 4 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

by archerbarbie 4 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

by glsebs 10 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

by The_Libster 4 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!

by Mermazon 15 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

by jvan 5 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

by catseefood 5 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

by ellkayem 5 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

by zunzie 5 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

by stephanieupnorth 5 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

by princess00 5 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...