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Executive Chef Jeff Banker of Bluestem Brasserie loved to cook when he was young. The first thing he tried to “cook” was peanut butter with his childhood friend, Jenny Mears. They threw butter and nuts in a pot and couldn’t figure out why it didn’t work. Her mom ended up coming in the kitchen and schooled them […]

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To celebrate the launch of Toca: Life School, our friends Kanoka and Takuto in Japan and Cadence in California shared the contents of their backpacks with us! What’s in your kid’s backpack? Kanoka’s Backpack In Japan, most of the elementary students use a backpack called “randoseru” for six years, from first grade to sixth grade. […]

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