Crayons and Marbles in the Computer World

My dad taught engineering and both my sister and my brother grew up to be engineers. When I was a kid we sat around the dinner table talking about Ein...

Hail to the Cheese! A Presidential Pizza Party

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Rob Barrett is a dad who knows his way around the kitchen; his web site, Cooking For D...

Al Franken and Norm Coleman's Minnesota Mistake

Up here in Minnesota we have a mess, a real mess. And I'm not talking about the slushy, salt covered roads. During the elections back in November, nea...

Chinese Stay-at-Home Dad Wins Coveted 3 Stars

The world's best-known restaurant guide has just discovered Chinese food. The Michelin Guide recently bestowed its first 3-star rating to a Chinese...

Game Day Dip

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Rob Barrett is a dad who knows his way around the kitchen; his web site, Cooking For D...

Death of a Child - How Life Goes On

Some wounds heal over time and some never do. They just stay below the surface until something re-energizes them. That's the way it is with losing a c...

John Travolta and Kelly Preston's Son Dies

Parents should never have to bury their children. It's supposed to be the other way around. So we always grieve a little harder when a mom and dad hav...

Contentment for 2009

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Rob Barrett is a dad who knows his way around the kitchen; his web site, Cooking For D...

Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali Dish About Fatherhood

Celebrity chefs and dads Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain recently sat down over a glass of wine to discuss their changing ways. This wasn't just two da...

Eating Together in Chad, or the Downside of Finger Lickin' Good

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Rob Barrett is a dad who knows his way around the kitchen; his web site, Cooking For D...

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