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Home Cookin': Gorditas 

Published May 13, 2014 at 12:42 p.m.

click to enlarge A kids' dinner plate
  • A kids' dinner plate
Have you ever purchased an unusual ingredient at the grocery store with grand visions for how you will use it, then let it sit on your shelves for months? I have.

Last fall, my then-6-year-old daughter, Mira, and I took a kids' cooking class at Healthy Living where we learned how to make tamales. Buoyed by the excitement over this new recipe, I bought a 4.4 pound bag of masa harina, a finely ground corn flour used in Mexican cooking.

That bag has sat in my pantry for the last six months or so, mocking me every time I open the door. Last weekend I decided to do something about it. 

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Alison Novak

Alison Novak

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Alison is the former managing editor at Kids VT, Seven Days' parenting publication and writes about education for Seven Days.

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