Nicholas Day

Nicholas Day's book on the science and history of infancy, Baby Meets World, was published in April 2013. Follow him on Twitter.

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Sept. 8 2014 12:53 PMWhich Foods Can You Cook in a Waffle Iron? Most of Them, Actually.
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July 29 2014 8:32 AMYou Can Pickle That! Reasons to Ferment Stuff With Your Kids
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June 23 2014 8:47 AMHow Can You Trick Kids Into Eating Salad? By Adding Granola.
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May 26 2014 10:52 AMWhy You Should Pretend Your Kids Will Eat Anything
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April 14 2014 8:31 AMIs It Still Winter Where You Are? Have We Got a Recipe for You!
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March 17 2014 8:29 AMThe Irish Peasant Dish That You Need to Prevent Your Children From Becoming Entitled
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Feb. 7 2014 3:13 PMIs It OK to Feed Your Kids Tuna?
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Jan. 6 2014 9:03 AMWant to Eat More Beans? Here’s How to Make It Easy.
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Dec. 9 2013 9:09 AMHow You Know You’re a Grown-Up: You Look Forward to Cabbage
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Nov. 8 2013 1:03 PMIt’s Easier Than You Think to Get Kids to Eat Beets
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Oct. 11 2013 5:30 PMYou Know Who Likes to Eat Offal? Children!
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Sept. 17 2013 10:06 AMPancakes That Won’t Put You to Sleep After Seven Bites
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Aug. 16 2013 9:03 AMWhy Do People Plant Berries They Can’t Eat?
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July 19 2013 10:00 AMWhat to Make for Dinner When You’re in the Middle of Moving
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June 21 2013 6:05 PMHow to Avoid a Pancake-Induced Coma This Weekend
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Aug. 11 2014 9:56 AMHow to Turn Any Kid Food Into Adult Food
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July 14 2014 9:02 AMWhen You’re a Parent of Young Kids, Brunch Starts Early. Here’s What to Make.
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June 9 2014 9:11 AMThe Simple Trick to Making Delicious, Crisp-Skinned Salmon
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May 9 2014 11:16 AMWhy Kids Don’t Like Cauliflower—and How to Trick Them Into Eating It
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March 31 2014 8:16 AMHow to Make Tofu Appealing to Children
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Feb. 21 2014 10:42 AMMiso Is the Hottest Ingredient Right Now. You Should Love It Anyway.
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Jan. 20 2014 10:05 AMThe Best Thing to Do With Arborio Rice That Isn’t Risotto
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Dec. 23 2013 9:00 AMGingerbread So Good You'll Want to Make It a Christmas Tradition
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Nov. 25 2013 9:04 AMWhat Thanksgiving Really Needs Is More Pickles
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Oct. 29 2013 1:38 PMWhy Can’t We Eat the Same Pumpkins We Carve?
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Sept. 30 2013 10:48 AMDinner vs. Child: Redeeming Frozen Fish
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Sept. 2 2013 10:00 AMI’m a Recipe Columnist, and I’m Terrible at Planning Dinner
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Aug. 2 2013 9:05 AMHow to Cook Dinner When a Small Child Is Dangling From Your Limbs
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July 5 2013 6:15 PMEverything Is Better on a Stick, Including Mango Lassis
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June 7 2013 5:55 PMSweet Corn Is Too Sweet—Here's How to Fix That

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