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Reprinted from Too Many Cooks: Kitchen Adventures with 1 Mom, 4 Kids, and 102 Recipes by Emily Franklin (© Harper Collins, 2009).
Emily Franklin is an author, writer and editor. She has written more than a dozen books for young adults, as well as Too Many Cooks: Kitchen Adventures with 1 Mom, 4 Kids and 102 New Recipes. Her writing and recipes have appeared in publications such as Parents, Parenting, Brain, Child, Parent & Child, and the Boston Globe.