I enjoy cooking. Thanks to my parents, and my Italian heritage, cooking has always been a big part of my life. Cooking requires teamwork. Cooking requires communication amongst participants. Cooking requires people working as a team. Cooking requires everyone be be in the “present”. Cooking is a great way to keep families together. As the family unit has disintegrated, I firmly believe that the time spent cooking as a family has also declined. As a result, more and more meals are eaten out, on the road, in your car, and alone.
The strategy to save the American family might simply lie in the kitchen. Imagine families gathering around preparing home-cooked meals? Imagine families sharing these meals together at the table? Imagine the conversations that will take place at the table? Parents listening to children, and children listening to parents.
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Dr. Joe Galati