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Old 06-23-2011, 12:37 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Chopstix View Post
Outdoor Chef, interesting tips. I didn't know much about this 3-yr old kid and his parents. It was a getting-to-know-the-new-neighbors event. The kid had just turned 3 in fact so he's really just coming off being a toddler. In hindsight, the quesadilla was perfect as it was a no-mess affair. No need for spoons and forks even. I deliberately did not brush butter on the tortilla to avoid messy fingers being wiped on the table or chair. :-)
Originally Posted by Chopstix View Post
A funny thing happened at dessert which I thought would be a slam dunk with the kid. I mean, who doesn't love panna cotta? Well... first he wanted a fork to cut it with. He thought it was a piece of cake. (I found out later that he loves cakes.) Then when he spooned some panna cotta into his mouth, he retched involuntarily and the panna cotta fell out of his mouth. And the kid slipped off the dining chair and wandered off... (He's a pretty well-behaved kid all things considered.)

I guess the texture of the panna cotta was just so unexpected and new to him. Just goes to show, one can't take for granted what kids would and would not like.

Anyway, I hastily served him a piece of my homemade butter cake which he loved. And I promised his mom I'll send some over the next time I make it. :-)
I hear you ChopStix.

With my nephew he loves hard candy like desert, Or cake. And you better give him a spoon or fork if you want to him to eat it.

Right now he's almost 4 years old so he thinks he a little man that needs to cut his own food ( thanks school )

Just remember to make your kid friendly meals Sweet & salty. And you got a winner winner chicken dinner.

"Oh poo I dis like Guy feidie more now" I took one of his sayings lol.

Oh Spaghetti is one of his favs.

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Old 06-23-2011, 01:20 PM   #12
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I would not make an extra dish, sounds like you have enough for the kids to choose from as is. My 3 yr and 9 yr old eat everything I give them, I don't believe in making different meals for my kids.

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