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Man in the Kitchen: Teach Your Children Well

Our man in the kitchen, Ken Carlton, writes about teaching his sons about the joys of cooking to become independent young men.
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Man in the Kitchen:  A Simple Recipe is Gift Enough This Season

While we can't always be with our loved ones at Christmas, Our Man in the Kitchen captures the holiday spirit with a simple recipe.
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Man in the Kitchen: Hungry for Human Interaction

Are we ready to return to the hustle and bustle of life as countries slowly reopen from the pandemic with the help of vaccines? Our Man in the Kitchen says yes!
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Man in the Kitchen: Longing For A World Restored

Our Man in the Kitchen longs for a world restored when Paris can offer hope to the young and a simple French meals with friends can create lasting memories.
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Man in the Kitchen: A Tale of Two Cities Living with COVID-19

Our Man in the Kitchen Ken Carlton reflects on how COVID-19 is affecting life in two of his favorite cities, New York and Paris.
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Man in the Kitchen: How Do You Raise Your Boys Today?

Author and father Ken Carlton reflects on how to raise kind, open-minded and outspoken sons in today's topsy-turvy world.
savoring France

Man in the Kitchen: Savoring France from Afar

Our man in the kitchen describes how he continues savoring France from the US thanks to delicious Instagram posts and his favorite recipes.
Notre Dame

Man in the Kitchen: Notre Dame – For Whom the Bells Will Toll Again

Millions wept as Notre Dame burned. Why was this cataclysmic event so unifying? Ken Carlton remembers how the cathedral's bells tolled for him during his first flirt in Paris.
valentine's day

Man in the Kitchen: What Does He Really Think About Valentine’s Day?

Champagne, jewelry, roses? An adoring husband muses on the best, most unexpected ways to say 'I love you' on Valentine's Day, a date filled with high expectations.

Man in the Kitchen: Say Peace with Food

As tensions ratchet up in this season of joy on Paris streets and around the world, is it any wonder we feel lost and confused and weary to the bone? Our Man in the Kitchen suggests taking comfort in food to offer hope and happiness to others.