Sunday, December 8, 2019
PARENT'S GLOSSARY OF KIDS KITCHEN TERMS
Anything advertised on TV.
The point a parent reaches upon hearing the automatic "Yuck" before a food
is even tasted.
Combination of favorite foods that go uneaten
because they are mixed together.
Spot left vacant by mid-meal bathroom visit.
- COOKIE (LAST ONE):
Item that must be eaten in front of a sibling.
Part of a sandwich saved for the starving children
of another country.
The reason for eating a meal.
Magic trick performed by children when it comes
time to clear the table or wash dishes.
Microscopic substance detected visually by children
on pieces of meat they do not wish to eat.
Place for all food not found on lap or chair.
Eating utensil made obsolete by discovery of fingers.
Condition of children's jaws when Spinach is served.
A natural sweet not to be confused with dessert.
The only thing kids will share freely.
The only room not used when eating crumbly snacks.
Commonly described as "gross."
A food that affects genes, creating a hereditary dislike.
A snack provided by people who don't have to pay dental bills.
Material for a collage.
- MEASURING CUP:
A kitchen utensil that is stored in the sandbox.
Any warm cloth object, such as shirt or pants.
- NATURAL FOOD:
Food eaten with unwashed hands.
Secret war waged by parents using direct commands,
camouflage, and constant guard duty.
A breakable Frisbee.
A very expensive and inefficient room air conditioner when
not being used as an art gallery.
A medium for blowing bubbles.
- SODA POP:
A place for storing gum.
- TABLE LEG:
How your child feels after you've said your final "good night."
A basic food known to satisfy kid's hunger —but only by sight.
The cola of underdeveloped countries.