Parents Glossary of KIDS kitchen terms
Thank you Janet and Megan for resurrecting it!

  1. APPETIZING ~ anything advertised on TV
  2. BOIL ~ the point a parent reaches upon hearing the automatic “yuk” before a food is even tasted.
  3. CASSEROLE ~ combination of favorite foods that go uneaten because they are mixed together.
  4. COOKIE (LAST ONE) ~ item that must be eaten in front of a sibling.
  5. CRUST ~ part of a sandwich saved for the starving children of: China, India, Africa or Europe (check one).
  6. DESSERTS ~ the reason for eating the meal.
  7. EVAPORATE ~ Magic Trick performed by children when it comes time to clear the table or wash dishes.
  8. FAT ~ Microscopic substance detected visually by children on pieces of meat the do not wish to eat.
  9. FLOOR ~ Place for all food not found in lap or on chair.
  10. FORK ~ Eating utensil made obsolete by the discovery of fingers.
  11. FRIED FOODS ~ Gourmet cooking.
  12. FROZEN ~ Condition of children’s jaws when spinach is served.
  13. FRUIT ~ A natural sweet not to be confused with dessert.

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