Tag: cooking with kids

Cookbook Cleanse for the New Year

January 8, 2014

I went on a bit of a buying frenzy last year with my cookbooks when the kids started school.  I was excited to make home-made dinners and I guess I thought HAVING a ton of books would make me cook more but then it made me realize that I needed more cooking tools: more pans, […]

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Easy French Toast for your weekend

November 8, 2013

Sunny weekend mornings need yummy breakfasts and this is the type of recipe for easy French toast that doesn’t really matter if you add a little bit too much or too little of anything.  We usually use leftover potato bread from either Macrina Bakery or Tom Douglas, but I’ve even used sliced bread and it […]

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Back to School with Pillsbury Biscuits: Decorated Grilled Cheese

September 13, 2013

  We are totally settling into the school routine. The boys are only half-day and I love how we still get to make and eat lunch together. I know I’m really going to miss this time when they start going to school ALL day long, even though sometimes I want to tear my hair out […]

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making stained glass jello with preschoolers

Stained Glass Jello

November 7, 2012

I want to perfect this recipe before Christmas because I think it has a lot of potential for fun festive treats and it’s great for helping preschoolers with cutting/dumping/mixing and colors.  I remember eating a TON of jello as a kid, and it’s not as fatty/sweet/deadly as cake, you can mix it with fruit for […]

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If your generous neighbor has a plum tree

If your generous neighbor has a plum tree

September 8, 2012

this is the perfect recipe from Smitten Kitchen (a lovely food blog.) We tried it because of its adorable name: who couldn’t love a “dimply plum cake”? The boys helped by cutting up the plums.  I gave them plastic takeout knives and the plastic ones from Ikea and we decided the takeout ones were a […]

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Berry Picking and a recipe

July 20, 2012

Every month I get a ton of magazines and one of my favorites is Sunset Magazine, so when a friend asked me to go berry picking a couple weeks ago, I thought it would be the perfect way to try out this recipe for a buttery raspberry lemon cake from the July issue.  The boys […]

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Three things I want at Williams-Sonoma

Three things I want at Williams-Sonoma

May 11, 2012

Maybe its gauche to say I want something three days before Mother’s Day, but it’s only because these silly catalogs keep coming all this week that I want so many things.  And these things are really random and somewhat healthy so I thought I’d share. These are three things I’m likely going to buy myself […]

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