Flippin’ Fantastic Flapjacks

Pancakes. I love ’em; Grace won’t eat ’em. I make pancakes; she eats Chex. I make flapjacks; she asks for oatmeal. I cook up some hotcakes, and she wants a protein bar. So you will understand my reserved sense of excitement when I discovered Jim Belosic’s blog, Jim’s Pancakes. I’d seen cooks on the Food…

A Review of Camping Books

Last weekend we took our two kids (4 and 1) out camping. Just one night at a state park, no more than 20 miles away. I can say with certainty: Camping with kids can be a lot of work. Here are a couple of books I’ve been reading to help make the activity a bit…