Baking is a tasty and fun hobby. Most people probably would not equate it with science, but the truth is, it can be used as a tool to teach certain concepts. Here are a few ways to teach science through baking activities to children of all ages. Not all of these provide final products to […]
The more I make my kitchen kid-friendly, the more I can teach my own kids to take over the cooking tasks. Recipes for kids should include a couple of factors, the first of which is the recipe appeals to the children! They will like to eat it! The second factor I look for is that […]
Last year, my son did a report on an imaginary country he created. He decided that their national food was Fettuccine Alfredo (with chicken and broccoli). Fettuccine Alfredo is his favorite meal request, and he has now learned to make it himself.
How do you find your groove in an unfamiliar kitchen? Even with most boxes unpacked, it is hard to get into cooking when you move in to a new place or visit somewhere. But there is one sure way to know that where we are is home: bake chocolate chip cookies. Every family has their own recipe. Here […]
My kids love chicken nuggets. It’s one of those things that is a go-to when it comes to fast food, or quick meals. But there is no need to pay a corporation to make “dinosaur-shaped chicken for my kids. Making our own homemade chicken nuggets is easy, and the kids love to make them. In […]
When I think about cooking, I get anxious. When I was a kid, I dreaded being a grown up because some day I’d have to cook dinner. Every. Single. Day. Well, welcome to my life! And yet, I do not want to pass my own anxiety about cooking on to my kids. I want them […]
My kids love to have cold cereal for breakfast. But there is something even better that is a treat for us: granola. With milk or with yogurt, breakfast granola is a sturdy alternative. Plus, this is a super kid-friendly granola recipe to make: the kids can do almost every step themselves, there is a messy part […]
My son has developed a love for cooking. He is only seven, but he loves pouring through recipe books and seeing familiar and not-so-familiar foods prepared in a new way. Don’t get me wrong: he is not a particularly creative eater, but he certainly is creative in thinking about preparing food! Over the years, we’ve […]