I think the suggestion of cooking with your kids is a great idea. Some other things to try that my sister does (my daughter is only 2 and too young) is to have her kids try it and they have to take a bite and tell her 3 things they don't like about it before they can decide not to eat anymore. This makes the kids really think about why they don't like it and sometimes realize there isn't actually any reason they don't like it!
Another thing you can try, what my uncle did with my neice and nephew, is make them try a food blindfolded. This way they don't know what they are trying and it makes them actually pay attention to the taste. He didn't do this at dinner but usually on the weekend at some random time. This way there was no fight at dinner about food. My cousins are both great eaters.
My tip, and what I do for my 2 year old, is repition. I keep making the foods I want to eat and presenting them to her. I don't make a big deal about it and if she wants to try it she will, if she doesn't she won't. I found that at first (a couple of months) she wouldn't try anything but that was also when I tried to make her take 1 bite of everything. When I laid off and just put all sorts of food in front of her I found that she tried almost everything on her plate. If she doesn't like it that was fine with me and I don't comment or force her to eat anymore. I found with her if she is just left alone about food that she is a lot better eater than if I nag her. She is my daughter after all and I didn't eat a vegetable until I was 24!!
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