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Titanium Spork Award Winner!

Congrats Chef Ann Cooper — She won the Titanium Spork Award for January/February! I’ll be sending it out soon! Thanks for everything you do to help kids get the nutrition they need to be successful in school. (Aside: do any of you talented readers do design work? I’d love to create a logo for the […]

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Food News, Titanium Spork Award, and Lunch Literature Book Club

What I’m reading this week… School FoodMiracle worker in the school kitchen — Private school chef in Chicago makes federally reimbursable school lunches for $3 each.This Week in School Food News (Better DC School Food) — Ed’s summary, which is great and I like how he blames pop for obesity.Adventures in School Lunch (Wendolia) — A food blogger/mom ate school lunch with […]

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Lunch Literature Book Club and Veggiecation on TV

“I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace is twenty minutes. It involves Russia.” -Woody Allen I’m making incredibly slow progress in Free For All. Time is my enemy, not the book. I’ve finished Chapter Two, which covers some of the history of school lunch. Let’s just say that there is way more […]

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Book Club and Titanium Spork Award

How many of you have decided to join me in reading Free For All? What do you think of the book so far? I learned facts and statistics just from reading the introduction. My yellow highlighter is by my bed…wait a moment, my toddler has absconded with it… At first I thought it would be heavy […]

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Titanium Spork Award – Two Acceptance Speeches and One Poll

Titanium Spork Awards are given monthly to people working towards better school lunches in the best way they know how. The readers nominate recipients and then vote on the winners. I have put up a poll based on your nominations for December’s Titanium Spork Award. Please vote! I’m running a little behind schedule. Here are the […]

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Titanium Spork Award Winner for October/November (and a call for nominations)

I can’t believe I never announced who you voted for as the recipient of the October/November Titanium Spork Award Winner…. Ed Bruske! I went through my posts from December and wouldn’t you know it, I never announced that he had won (even though the poll results hung out there on my sidebar forever…). I have […]

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Day 146: pasta and salad bars

Today’s menu: pasta with meat sauce, salad, orange, bread (tampon) stick Here, here for pasta! It was the first meal I ate way back at the start of this here wacky experiment and here I am still eating some of it. I’m liking this strikeout feature all of a sudden…. I remain a committed fan […]

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Day 126: taco meat and a lunch lady’s new adventure!

Today’s menu: taco meat, tortilla chips, fruit cup (pears), peas and carrots So this lunch *could* be practically gluten-free. I don’t have access to the ingredients, but if it’s just taco meat without fillers or “natural flavors” (which might contain gluten), the chips are 100% corn, the fruit cup doesn’t have wheat, and neither do the […]

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