For The Power of Family Meals, the search is under way for appetizers, entrees, sides and desserts to feed the crew at the table.
Enter as often as once a day until Jan. 11 to win a grand prize of $800 or cooking classes for four at Viking Cooking School. First prize is a Kitchen-Aid mixer. One winner each week will get a Cuisinart soft-serve ice cream maker. And every day, someone will win a Smuckers gift certificate.
You've heard it before, and the evidence keeps accruing: Mealtime at home is where children learn nutrition, interaction, conversation skills and etiquette. Regular family meals were the greatest single predictor of high student academic achievement and reduced incidence of problem behaviors.