Our Journey – from online to The Lodge

Our Journey from an Online Cooking Course to the Pinny and Trowel Lodge When I first launched Pinny and Trowel, I was primarily creating content for adults. Through playdates and dinner parties, I had come across dozens of children who were fascinated with cooking. But over time, I realized that so many of their parents […]

New York State’s official and unique foods

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The Foods of South Carolina

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The State of Virginia’s Food choices

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The French Diet

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Kids Activities for Healthy Eating .Seeing is powerful. Doing wins

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Eating Fresh vs. Eating Out

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] For centuries, the kitchen has been the backbone of a family’s culture. Cooking and eating together are an integral part of how a family connects. And yet, I’m often told, “It’s just quicker and easier to eat out.” Eating out can be a fantastic experience, but when it becomes routine, […]

Helping Your Students Get Excited about Good Food

Every teacher I know will tell you that a student who is undernourished will have a harder time learning. But for many parents, it’s a challenge to get their kids to eat healthy, truly nourishing foods. By creating an environment for healthy eating at school, educators can come alongside parents to promote healthy eating. While […]