Veggie Art

MutantMickeyMousePancake20070928The closest I can come to this is a mutant Mickey Mouse pancake that I’ll make for Cassie for a weekend breakfast.

I used to cut it for her and make "ouch" noises as I did so.

Only until she was old enough to tell me it creeped her out.

This happened surprisingly early, by the way.

Connor won’t touch anything that’s green (including Lime Jell-O and guacamole; I’ve tried).

He is game for Sushi these daze, though.

Hunter? Fuggedaboudit.

Hunter is carbo-boy. We keep a bag o’pasta in the refrigerator for when he gets the munchies.

If torturing vegetables like this provides a means of getting kids to eat them (sans sound effects, of course), I’m game:


This snap from "Food for Thought", by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann.

About Michael Coates
I am a pragmatic evangelist. The products, services and solutions I write about fulfill real-world expectations and use cases. I stay up-to-date on real products I use and review, and share my thoughts here. I apply the same lens when designing an architecture, product or when writing papers. I am always looking for ways that technology can create or enhance a business opportunity .. not just technology for technology's sake. My CV says: Seasoned technology executive, leveraging years of experience with enterprise and integration architectural patterns, executed with healthy doses of business acumen and pragmatism. That's me. My web site says: Technology innovations provide a myriad of opportunities for businesses. That said, having the "latest and greatest" for its own sake isn't always a recipe for success. Business successes gained through exploiting innovation relies on analysis of how the new features will enhance your business followed by effective implementation. Goals vary far and wide: streamlining operations, improving customer experience, extending brand, and many more. In all cases, you must identify and collect the metrics you can apply to measure your success. Analysis must be holistic and balanced: business and operational needs must be considered when capitalizing on a new technology asset or opportunity.

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