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Celebrate Setsubun: learn about this fun and food-oriented Japanese spring festival!

What’s blue and red and terrified of roasted soybeans? If you know the answer, it’s time to celebrate Setsubun!

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Cooking to explore art history

Looking for a way to get creative with your food? We’re talking about how cooking can help kids learn about art and art history.

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Summer school: how to teach your kid knife skills!

Summer is a great time to upgrade your kiddo’s kitchen skills—the combination of relaxed downtime and ripe produce is a great motivator for kids…

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Spic and Span

Use hot, soapy water to clean kitchen surfaces and tools.

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Quick Canned Salmon Pasta with Zoodles

This colourful one-pot meal from upbeet.ca uses canned salmon to make a fast, fresh and delicious dinner in minutes.

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Seaside Salad with Maple Vinaigrette Dressing

Crispy, salty sea asparagus adds a west coast burst of colour and flavour to this wild rice salad.

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What Better Together is about

Better Together BC is here to help you experience the joys of cooking and eating together—whether in your family or with other groups of people. There are many benefits to eating together, including better nutrition, better school performance, and better social adjustment for everyone involved: kids, youth and adults. We know it's not always easy, but we're all in this together!