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She makes a face. “You know the rule: Try everything. If you don’t like it, you don’t have to eat it.” Cautiously, she rolls up a forkful of pasta and dips it in the sauce. She makes a face and turns toward her dolls. “Boys and girls, I have tasted the sauce—and it’s disgusting,” she declaims. “Hey, it’s special. I made it for you.” “I hate it. I would say it tastes like throw–up.”
Guest columnist Adam Harrison Levy shares how one Father’s Day spent cooking chocolate “rats” with his 5 year-old daughter brought a renewed sense of hope to his life, revealing that it doesn’t matter what you cook but whom you’re cooking with.
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