Created by Martin Del Vecchio for Amanda Cook’s birthday and starring Jess Wall Gallagher, Michele Cremin Del Vecchio, Jane Cunningham, Tad Cunningham, Kelly West Figueroa-Ray, Tony Goddess, Samantha Porter Giddings, AnnMarie Shimanoski, , Amber Gaumnitz, Camilla MacFadyen, Lara Lepionka, Stevens Brosnihan, John Sarrouf, James Dowd, Sharon Bo Abrams, James Cook, Amanda Babson, Kimberly Buckley, Dennis Monagle, Joe Cardoza, KT Beans, and more!!
With ukelelists, singing, leis, grass skirts, hula-hoops, an island-style feast, and a fleet of wa’a kaukahis (kids in kayaks)–this was a Niles Beach Sunday not to be missed!
Happy Birthday Esme!!!
Dawn Sarrouf and Michelle Anderson
Thank you to Dawn and Michelle for inviting me to stay and have a bite of Esme’s wonderful luau birthday feast. John and Dawn prepared the most yummy pulled pork, served on Mandy’s homemade potato rolls, and guests contributed super delicious accompaniments, including the best bean salad, homemade, crunchy coleslaw, and Nicole Duckworth’s to-die-for death-by-chocolate cake.
Cupcakes decorated by EsmeJohn and Dawn Sarrouf
Jude and Ken Duckworth
Nicole and Jude Duckworth
Friendships, Family, Food, and Pure Fun~ what a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
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I just wanted to share the newest project I have been working on around family meals. This is a collaboration I did with Cheerios to support families eating breakfast together.
You can check out the website at: http://thefamilydinnerproject.org/the-family-breakfast-project/
Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by John
To make dinner as nag-free as we can, my family follows few rules at our table. But one rule I insist upon is something I learned from a fourth grader as part of the Family Dinner Project’s lunch mentors program with the Lynn, Massachusetts Public Schools.
Don’t Yuck on my Yum.
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GloucesterCast Sept 29, 2013 With Guest John Sarrouf and Host Joey Ciaramitaro
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One way we try to inspire our six- and three-year-old kids to spend time at dinner is by letting them make it. I cook at an island in my kitchen where the kids can sit and cook with me. The trick is to find things appropriate for them to do. That challenge inspired us to create this series called “Cooking with a Six-Year-Old,” though the age is not important – the theory holds true for any age.
Here is the first installment starring my son, Elijah, making hummus. Please write to him to ask questions, tell him what you think or let him know if you changed anything to make the recipe better – he would love hearing from you!
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